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Saint-Germain-du-Plain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-du-Plain in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 13 km from Saint-Germain-du-Plain

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 13 km and Tournus abbey at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 13 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 43 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Macon

Macon

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

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

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dole

Dole

at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide

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

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-du-Plain

Market days in Saint-Germain-du-Plain: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (0km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (11km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (18km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (20km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (20km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (22km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)

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

What to do at Saint-Germain-du-Plain? 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-Plain.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (25km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (39km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (42km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (52km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (21km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (21km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (40km)
  • Roche de Solutré (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-du-Plain is in the eastern-center of France at 46 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-du-Plain is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-du-Plain

Canton: Saint-Germain-du-Plain

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71370

Distance to Saint-Germain-du-Plain

from Macon (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 379 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 294 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-Plain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudrieres, Gigny-sur-Saone, Marnay, Ouroux-sur-Saone, Saint-Christophe-en-Bresse, Saint-Etienne-en-Bresse and Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse.

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

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