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Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Autun at 20 km from Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux

Visit Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 20 km and Paray-le-Monial at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux, 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-Nizier-sur-Arroux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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



at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Autun guide


at 39 km (direction south)

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 39 km (direction south)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 57 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cluny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux


Markets in and near Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux

  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (20km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (38km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (39km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (43km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (47km)

More information about Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (20km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (50km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (57km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (37km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (44km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (16km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (51km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux is in the eastern-center of France at 77 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux is 264 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux

Canton: Mesvres

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71190

Distance to Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux

from Macon (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 264 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 423 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 335 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-Nizier-sur-Arroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charbonnat, Dettey, La Tagniere, Saint-Didier-sur-Arroux and Thil-sur-Arroux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Nizier-sur-Arroux

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