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Saint-Igny-de-Roche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 18 km from Saint-Igny-de-Roche

Visit Saint-Igny-de-Roche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 18 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Igny-de-Roche, 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-Igny-de-Roche in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
 
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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 36 km (direction east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Theize

Theize

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty...

See Bagnols guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Macon guide
Anse

Anse

at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint...

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Igny-de-Roche

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Markets in and near Saint-Igny-de-Roche

  • Chauffailles: market Friday (4km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (10km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (21km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Igny-de-Roche, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (10km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (20km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (26km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (33km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (36km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (7km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (17km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (20km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (40km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Igny-de-Roche is in the eastern-center of France at 43 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Igny-de-Roche is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Igny-de-Roche

Canton: Chauffailles

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71170

Distance to Saint-Igny-de-Roche

from Macon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 362 km

from Bordeaux: 408 km

from Strasbourg: 372 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-Igny-de-Roche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglure-sous-Dun, Arcinges, Belmont-de-la-Loire, Chassigny-sous-Dun, Chateauneuf, Chauffailles, Coublanc, Ecoche, Maizilly, Mars, Mussy-sous-Dun, Saint-Martin-de-Lixy and Tancon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Igny-de-Roche

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