Sainte-Foy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Foy: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Foy is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Foy is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 3 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Foy, 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 Sainte-Foy in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Foy

Markets in and near Sainte-Foy

  • Marcigny: market Monday (7km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (18km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (19km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Sainte-Foy, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Foy, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Foy.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (3km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (14km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (14km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (19km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (26km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (7km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (7km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (15km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Foy

Canton: Semur-en-Brionnais

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71110

Distance to Sainte-Foy

from Macon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 546 km

from Nice: 378 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

Sainte-Foy is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Sainte-Foy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anzy-le-Duc, Briant, Ligny-en-Brionnais, Oye, Saint-Julien-de-Civry, Sarry and Semur-en-Brionnais.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Foy