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Saint-Agnan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Agnan in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 19 km from Saint-Agnan

Visit Saint-Agnan: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Agnan is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 19 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Agnan, 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 Saint-Agnan in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 25 km (direction south-east)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-east)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal decorations...

See Lapalisse guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 42 km (direction west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that is...

See Moulins guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled water...

See Vichy guide
Autun

Autun

at 59 km (direction north-east)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins...

See Autun guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Agnan

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Markets in and near Saint-Agnan

  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (15km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (19km)
  • Jaligny-sur-Besbre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (29km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (34km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (40km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Agnan, France

What to do at Saint-Agnan? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Agnan.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (21km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (28km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (36km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (26km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (31km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (19km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Agnan is in the eastern-center of France at 76 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Agnan is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Agnan

Canton: Digoin

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71160

Distance to Saint-Agnan

from Macon (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 409 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

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 Saint-Agnan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coulanges, Les Guerreaux, Molinet, Perrigny-sur-Loire and Pierrefitte-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Agnan

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