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Saint-Vallerin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cormatin at 16 km from Saint-Vallerin

Visit Saint-Vallerin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 16 km and Chalon-sur-Saone at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Cormatin guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Autun

Autun

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 50 km (direction west-south-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 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 65 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vallerin

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Markets in and near Saint-Vallerin

  • Givry: market Thursday (12km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (16km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (22km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (24km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vallerin, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (18km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (33km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (37km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (50km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (54km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (28km)
  • Seille (Saône) (28km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (33km)
  • Roche de Solutré (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Vallerin is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vallerin is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vallerin

Canton: Buxy

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71390

Distance to Saint-Vallerin

from Macon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 389 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 312 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-Vallerin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bissey-sous-Cruchaud, Bissy-sur-Fley, Buxy, Cersot, Chenoves, Culles-les-Roches, Fley, Germagny, Jully-les-Buxy, Messey-sur-Grosne, Montagny-les-Buxy, Saint-Boil, Saint-Martin-du-Tartre, Sassangy, Saules and Savianges.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vallerin

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