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Saint-Maurice-les-Couches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 23 km from Saint-Maurice-les-Couches

Visit Saint-Maurice-les-Couches: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 23 km and Autun at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Maurice-les-Couches, 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-les-Couches 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 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Autun

Autun

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 50 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Saulieu

Saulieu

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

Saulieu is quite a small town, visited because of...

See Saulieu guide
Morvan Regional Park

Morvan Regional Park

Natural Parc at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Nievre department

Morvan Regional Natural Park is a quiet region of unspoiled...

See Morvan Regional Park guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 60 km (direction south-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 60 km (direction south-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-les-Couches

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-les-Couches

  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (16km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (24km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-les-Couches, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-les-Couches, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (23km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (41km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (50km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (17km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (39km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (47km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (48km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (12km)
  • Bibracte (43km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (48km)
  • Seille (Saône) (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-les-Couches is in the eastern-center of France at 66 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-les-Couches is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-les-Couches

Canton: Couches

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71490

Distance to Saint-Maurice-les-Couches

from Macon (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 411 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 303 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-les-Couches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Change, Charrecey, Cheilly-les-Maranges, Couches, Creot, Dennevy, Dezize-les-Maranges, Dracy-les-Couches, Paris-l'Hopital, Saint-Gervais-sur-Couches, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Jean-de-Trezy, Saint-Leger-sur-Dheune, Saint-Sernin-du-Plain and Sampigny-les-Maranges.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-les-Couches

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