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Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cluny at 10 km from Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay

Visit Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 10 km and Macon at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay, 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-Maurice-de-Satonnay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 34 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay


Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay

  • Cluny: market Saturday (10km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (11km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (18km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (19km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (27km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (14km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (10km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (16km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (38km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (38km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (17km)
  • Seille (Saône) (17km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (13km)
  • Vonnas (27km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay

Canton: Lugny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71260

Distance to Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay

from Macon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 548 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 328 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-Maurice-de-Satonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aze, Burgy, Charbonnieres, Clesse, Donzy-le-Pertuis, Ige, Laize, Peronne, Saint-Gengoux-de-Scisse, Saint-Martin-Belle-Roche, Verze and Vire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-de-Satonnay

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