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Saint-Jean-de-Vaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Vaux in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 12 km from Saint-Jean-de-Vaux

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Vaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 12 km and Beaune at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-de-Vaux, 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-Jean-de-Vaux 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 12 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Autun

Autun

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

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

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 60 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 60 km (direction west-south-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-Jean-de-Vaux

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Vaux

  • Givry: market Thursday (4km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (23km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (25km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (26km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Vaux, France

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (26km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (30km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (37km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (42km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (48km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (47km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (20km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (37km)
  • Seille (Saône) (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Vaux is in the eastern-center of France at 57 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Vaux is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Vaux

Canton: Givry

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71640

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Vaux

from Macon (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 400 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 302 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-Jean-de-Vaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aluze, Barizey, Charrecey, Chatel-Moron, Dracy-le-Fort, Fontaines, Givry, Jambles, Mellecey, Mercurey, Saint-Denis-de-Vaux, Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune, Saint-Mard-de-Vaux, Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu and Sainte-Helene.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Vaux

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