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Saint-Marcel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Marcel in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 3 km from Saint-Marcel

Visit Saint-Marcel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 3 km and Tournus abbey at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Marcel, 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-Marcel 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 3 km (direction west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Autun

Autun

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 51 km (direction east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Dole

Dole

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Marcel

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Markets in and near Saint-Marcel

  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (11km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (16km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (22km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (26km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Marcel, France

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

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (27km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (29km)
  • Seille (Saône) (29km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Marcel is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Marcel is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Marcel

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Sud

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71380

Distance to Saint-Marcel

from Macon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 514 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 293 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-Marcel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleriot, Bey, Chalon-sur-Saone, Champforgeuil, Chatenoy-en-Bresse, Chatenoy-le-Royal, Crissey, Epervans, Fragnes, Lans, Lux, Oslon, Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, Saint-Remy, Sassenay and Sevrey.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Marcel

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