Saint-Andre-le-Desert tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Andre-le-Desert: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Andre-le-Desert 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 31 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Andre-le-Desert is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 12 km and Cormatin at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Andre-le-Desert, 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-Andre-le-Desert 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 Saint-Andre-le-Desert

Markets in and near Saint-Andre-le-Desert

  • Cluny: market Saturday (12km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (28km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (30km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (31km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (32km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Saint-Andre-le-Desert, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Andre-le-Desert, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Andre-le-Desert.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (46km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (6km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (21km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (26km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (27km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (30km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (40km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (47km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (25km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (32km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (26km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (32km)
  • Seille (Saône) (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (20km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (32km)
  • Vonnas (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Andre-le-Desert

Canton: Cluny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71220

Distance to Saint-Andre-le-Desert

from Macon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

Saint-Andre-le-Desert 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 Saint-Andre-le-Desert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cherizet, Chevagny-sur-Guye, Chiddes, Donzy-le-National, La Guiche, La Vineuse, Passy, Pressy-sous-Dondin, Sailly, Saint-Martin-de-Salencey, Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres, Salornay-sur-Guye and Vitry-les-Cluny.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Andre-le-Desert