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Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 14 km from Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere

Visit Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 14 km and Beaune at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere, 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-en-Riviere 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 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

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

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Dole

Dole

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 64 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere

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Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere

  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (6km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (16km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (20km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (21km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (21km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (24km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (44km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (46km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (31km)
  • Seille (Saône) (37km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere is in the eastern-center of France at 62 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere

Canton: Saint-Martin-en-Bresse

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71620

Distance to Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere

from Macon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 392 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 282 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-en-Riviere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleriot, Bey, Ciel, Damerey, Gergy, Les Bordes, Montcoy, Saint-Martin-en-Bresse, Verdun-sur-le-Doubs and Verjux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-en-Riviere

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