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Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 15 km from Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

Visit Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 15 km and Cluny at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, 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-Pierre-le-Vieux in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 37 km (direction west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

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

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

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Markets in and near Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (18km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (19km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (20km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (31km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (37km)
  • Trevoux (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (13km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (16km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (34km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (37km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (39km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (15km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (27km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (29km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (38km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (41km)
  • Seille (Saône) (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (23km)
  • Vonnas (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux is 329 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

Canton: Tramayes

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71520

Distance to Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

from Macon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 329 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 352 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-Pierre-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Germolles-sur-Grosne, Matour, Ouroux, Saint-Bonnet-Des-Bruyeres, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Jacques-Des-Arrets, Saint-Mamert, Trades, Tramayes and Trambly.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux

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