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Saint-Firmin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Firmin in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 19 km from Saint-Firmin

Visit Saint-Firmin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 19 km and Chalon-sur-Saone at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Autun

Autun

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same...

See Beaune guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Firmin

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Markets in and near Saint-Firmin

  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Firmin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (22km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (31km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (40km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (46km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (20km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (37km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (47km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (22km)
  • Bibracte (35km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (50km)
  • Seille (Saône) (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Firmin is in the eastern-center of France at 64 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Firmin is 275 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Firmin

Canton: Creusot-Est

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71670

Distance to Saint-Firmin

from Macon (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 275 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 314 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-Firmin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Essertenne, Le Breuil, Le Creusot, Saint-Pierre-de-Varennes and Saint-Sernin-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Firmin

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