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Saint-Loup-de-Varennes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Loup-de-Varennes in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 6 km from Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

Visit Saint-Loup-de-Varennes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 6 km and Tournus abbey at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, 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-Loup-de-Varennes 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 6 km (direction )

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Macon guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges 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
Autun

Autun

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Dole

Dole

at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (10km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (11km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (18km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (23km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (29km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, France

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (33km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (36km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (42km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (24km)
  • Seille (Saône) (24km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (33km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Loup-de-Varennes is in the eastern-center of France at 47 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Loup-de-Varennes is 302 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Sud

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71240

Distance to Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

from Macon (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 302 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 299 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-Loup-de-Varennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Epervans, La Charmee, Lans, Lux, Marnay, Saint-Ambreuil, Saint-Cyr, Saint-Marcel, Saint-Remy, Sevrey and Varennes-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

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