Saint-Loup-de-Varennes tourism and travel guide

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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 region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), 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).

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

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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!


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

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

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)

More information about Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, Burgundy

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

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)


Geography and distances

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

Saint-Loup-de-Varennes is in the eastern-center of France. 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