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Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Brancion at 8 km from Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse

Visit Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Brancion at 8 km and Cluny at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse, 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-Gengoux-de-Scisse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse


Markets in and near Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse

  • Cluny: market Saturday (9km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (15km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (17km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (24km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (31km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (19km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (11km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (13km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (15km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (44km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (14km)
  • Seille (Saône) (14km)
  • Roche de Solutré (19km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (19km)
  • Vonnas (32km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse

Canton: Lugny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71260

Distance to Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse

from Macon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 543 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 453 km

from Strasbourg: 325 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-Gengoux-de-Scisse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Bissy-la-Maconnaise, Blanot, Bray, Burgy, Clesse, Cortambert, Cruzille, Donzy-le-Pertuis, Grevilly, Lugny, Peronne, Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay and Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse

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