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Sassenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sassenay: highlights and tourist information

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Sassenay 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 59 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Sassenay is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 7 km and Beaune at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sassenay, 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 Sassenay 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 Sassenay


Markets in and near Sassenay

  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (11km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (21km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (22km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (26km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (27km)

More information about Sassenay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Sassenay, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (22km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (45km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (39km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (46km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (27km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (35km)
  • Seille (Saône) (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sassenay

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Nord

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71530

Distance to Sassenay

from Macon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 510 km

from Nice: 393 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 288 km

Getting here

Sassenay 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 Sassenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alleriot, Bey, Chalon-sur-Saone, Chatenoy-en-Bresse, Crissey, Damerey, Fragnes, Gergy, Lessard-le-National, Montcoy, Oslon, Saint-Marcel, Verjux and Virey-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Sassenay

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