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Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cluny at 9 km from Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres

Visit Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 9 km and Cormatin at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres, 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-Vincent-Des-Pres in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cluny

Cluny

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 23 km (direction south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
 
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Macon

Macon

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 34 km (direction 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 34 km (direction west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 42 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 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 43 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres

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Markets in and near Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres

  • Cluny: market Saturday (9km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (25km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (28km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (30km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (46km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (3km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (8km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (16km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (28km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (31km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (42km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (48km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (28km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (33km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (23km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (29km)
  • Seille (Saône) (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (28km)
  • Vonnas (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres is in the eastern-center of France at 28 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres

Canton: Cluny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71250

Distance to Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres

from Macon (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 536 km

from Nice: 374 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 335 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-Vincent-Des-Pres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buffieres, Chateau, Cherizet, Chiddes, Donzy-le-National, Flagy, La Vineuse, Massy, Pressy-sous-Dondin, Saint-Andre-le-Desert, Saint-Martin-de-Salencey, Salornay-sur-Guye, Sivignon and Vitry-les-Cluny.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vincent-Des-Pres

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