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Saint-Leger-les-Paray tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Leger-les-Paray in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 3 km from Saint-Leger-les-Paray

Visit Saint-Leger-les-Paray: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Leger-les-Paray is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 3 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Leger-les-Paray, 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-Leger-les-Paray in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 3 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Leger-les-Paray

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Leger-les-Paray

  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (3km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (14km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (23km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (32km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Leger-les-Paray, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (3km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (16km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (17km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (35km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (13km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (18km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (25km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (15km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Leger-les-Paray is in the eastern-center of France at 60 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Leger-les-Paray is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Leger-les-Paray

Canton: Paray-le-Monial

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71600

Distance to Saint-Leger-les-Paray

from Macon (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 524 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 361 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-Leger-les-Paray from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Paray-le-Monial, Varenne-Saint-Germain, Vitry-en-Charollais and Volesvres.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Leger-les-Paray

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