Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 10 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 12 km.

Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Macon guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide


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

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 35 km (direction east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

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at 38 km (direction east)

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

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at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (4km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (12km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (12km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (13km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (17km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (17km)
  • Trevoux (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (26km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (40km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (15km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (28km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (32km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (12km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (39km)
  • Seille (Saône) (39km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (13km)
  • Vonnas (17km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (57km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles

Canton: Chapelle-de-Guinchay

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71570

Distance to Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles

from Macon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 340 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 348 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-Symphorien-d'Ancelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bey, Chenas, Corcelles-en-Beaujolais, Cormoranche-sur-Saone, Creches-sur-Saone, Drace, Fleurie, Garnerans, Julienas, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Lancie, Mogneneins, Romaneche-Thorins, Saint-Amour-Bellevue, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne and Thoissey.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles