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Saint-Point tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Point in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 10 km from Saint-Point

Visit Saint-Point: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 10 km and Cluny at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Point, 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-Point in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 44 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Point

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Markets in and near Saint-Point

  • Cluny: market Saturday (11km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (13km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (23km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (26km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Saint-Point, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Point, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (36km)
  • Charlieu (40km)
  • Trevoux (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (6km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (8km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (31km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (40km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (43km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (43km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (23km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (24km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (33km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (9km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (32km)
  • Seille (Saône) (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (28km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (17km)
  • Vonnas (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Point is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Point is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Point

Canton: Tramayes

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71630

Distance to Saint-Point

from Macon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 360 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 343 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-Point from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berze-le-Chatel, Bourgvilain, Brandon, Clermain, Montagny-sur-Grosne, Pierreclos, Sainte-Cecile, Serrieres, Sologny and Tramayes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Point

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