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Saint-Vallier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vallier in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cormatin at 26 km from Saint-Vallier

Visit Saint-Vallier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 26 km and Paray-le-Monial at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Autun

Autun

at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 47 km (direction south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Macon

Macon

at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vallier

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Markets in and near Saint-Vallier

  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (25km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (29km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (32km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (32km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (35km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vallier, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (41km)
  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (8km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (25km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (29km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (41km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (42km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (50km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (16km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (37km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (41km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (44km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (45km)
  • Seille (Saône) (45km)
  • Roche de Solutré (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (24km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Vallier is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vallier is 289 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vallier

Canton: Montceau-les-Mines-Sud

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71230

Distance to Saint-Vallier

from Macon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 289 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 398 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 333 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-Vallier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ciry-le-Noble, Gourdon, Montceau-les-Mines, Pouilloux and Saint-Romain-sous-Gourdon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vallier

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