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Saint-Germain-du-Bois tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km from Saint-Germain-du-Bois

Visit Saint-Germain-du-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km and Chateau-Chalon at 29 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Germain-du-Bois, 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-Germain-du-Bois in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Tournus

Tournus

at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Dole

Dole

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the...

See Dole guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you...

See Arbois guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-du-Bois

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-du-Bois

Market days in Saint-Germain-du-Bois: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (0km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (6km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (14km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (15km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (23km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-du-Bois, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (41km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (57km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (23km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (34km)
  • Seille (Saône) (35km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Lac de Chambly (45km)
  • Lac du Val (46km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-du-Bois is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-du-Bois is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-du-Bois

Canton: Saint-Germain-du-Bois

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71330

Distance to Saint-Germain-du-Bois

from Macon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 528 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 277 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-Germain-du-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouhans, Mervans, Montcony, Montjay, Sens-sur-Seille, Serley and Simard.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-du-Bois

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