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Sance tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sance in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Macon at 3 km from Sance

Visit Sance: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 3 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sance, 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 Sance in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Macon

Macon

at 3 km (direction south)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 44 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sance

 
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Markets in and near Sance

  • Macon: market Saturday (4km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (4km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (9km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (18km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Sance, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Sance, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (9km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (26km)
  • Trevoux (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (9km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (17km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (26km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (31km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (9km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (22km)
  • Seille (Saône) (22km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Sance is in the eastern-center of France at 3 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Sance is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sance

Canton: Mâcon-Nord

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71000

Distance to Sance

from Macon (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 452 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 Sance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asnieres-sur-Saone, Charnay-les-Macon, Feillens, Hurigny, Macon, Replonges, Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone, Saint-Martin-Belle-Roche and Vesines.

This page in French: Visiter Sance

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