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Saint-Usuge tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Usuge in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 23 km from Saint-Usuge

Visit Saint-Usuge: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 23 km and Tournus abbey at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 23 km (direction east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal...

See Dole guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide


at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Usuge


Markets in and near Saint-Usuge

  • Louhans: market Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (8km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (14km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (23km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (29km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (29km)

More information about Saint-Usuge, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Usuge, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (59km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (42km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (50km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (30km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (30km)
  • Source - la Seille (35km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (41km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (47km)
  • Roche de Solutré (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Usuge is in the eastern-center of France at 53 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Usuge is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Usuge

Canton: Louhans

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71500

Distance to Saint-Usuge

from Macon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 367 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 283 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-Usuge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Branges, Le Fay, Louhans, Montagny-Pres-Louhans, Montcony, Ratte, Simard, Sornay and Vincelles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Usuge

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