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Sassenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sassenay in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 7 km from Sassenay

Visit Sassenay: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 34 km (direction south), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Autun

Autun

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins you...

See Autun guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Dole

Dole

at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sassenay

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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Sassenay is in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Sassenay is 296 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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