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Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone in Ain

Photo is of Macon at 1 km from Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone

Visit Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 1 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone, 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-Laurent-sur-Saone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

less than one km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 9 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone

  • Macon: market Saturday (1km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (4km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (15km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (20km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (22km)
  • Trevoux (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (20km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (29km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (28km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (9km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (25km)
  • Seille (Saône) (25km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone is in the east of France at 32 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone

Canton: Bâgé-le-Châtel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 561 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charnay-les-Macon, Crottet, Feillens, Grieges, Hurigny, Macon, Manziat, Pont-de-Veyle, Replonges, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle, Sance, Varennes-les-Macon, Vesines and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone

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