Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse tourism and travel guide

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

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 16 km and Tournus at 16 km.

Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse, France: places to visit and attractions

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 style with a...

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Tournus

Tournus

at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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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, well placed to explore...

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Cluny

Cluny

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Beaune

Beaune

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

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of the same name, with...

See Beaune guide
Macon

Macon

at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

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 is its...

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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 slopes and...

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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

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Dole

Dole

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

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the principal attraction in Dole,...

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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