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Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 16 km from Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse

Visit Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 16 km and Tournus at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse, 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-en-Bresse in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 38 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Macon

Macon

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dole

Dole

at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse

  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (7km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (13km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (15km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (17km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (17km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (26km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (27km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (48km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (43km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (19km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (19km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (47km)
  • Roche de Solutré (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse is in the eastern-center of France at 44 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse

Canton: Montret

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71440

Distance to Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse

from Macon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 531 km

from Nice: 372 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 293 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-en-Bresse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudrieres, La Frette, Montret, Saint-Andre-en-Bresse, Saint-Etienne-en-Bresse, Saint-Germain-du-Plain, Savigny-sur-Seille, Simandre and Verissey.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse

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