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Saint-Benigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tournus at 15 km from Saint-Benigne

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Saint-Benigne is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 15 km and Tournus abbey at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Benigne, 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-Benigne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tournus

Tournus

at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an...

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest...

See Macon guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 24 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in...

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 25 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th...

See Cormatin guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 33 km (direction south-east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a...

See Belleville guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 49 km (direction south)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Saint-Benigne

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Markets in and near Saint-Benigne

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (15km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (21km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (24km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (24km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (25km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Benigne, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (25km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (18km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (24km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (46km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (9km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (9km)
  • Roche de Solutré (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (19km)
  • Vonnas (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Benigne is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Benigne is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Benigne

Canton: Pont-de-Vaux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Benigne

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 317 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Benigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbigny, Boz, Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze, Gorrevod, Ozan, Pont-de-Vaux, Reyssouze, Saint-Etienne-sur-Reyssouze and Vescours.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Benigne

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