Saillenard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saillenard: highlights and tourist information

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Saillenard is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saillenard is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 14 km and Chateau-Chalon at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saillenard, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saillenard in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Saillenard

Markets in and near Saillenard

  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (12km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (13km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (14km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (18km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (28km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (29km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Saillenard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saillenard, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saillenard.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (47km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (15km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (26km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (28km)
  • Lac de Chalain (32km)
  • Lac de Chambly (34km)
  • Lac du Val (35km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Lac de Narlay (42km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (42km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (44km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saillenard

Canton: Beaurepaire-en-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71580

Distance to Saillenard

from Macon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 539 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 505 km

from Strasbourg: 276 km

Getting here

Saillenard is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Saillenard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurepaire-en-Bresse, Condamine, Fontainebrux, Frangy-en-Bresse, Le Fay, Le Tartre, Les Repots, Montcony, Nance and Ratte.

This page in French: Visiter Saillenard