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Saules tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cormatin at 12 km from Saules

Visit Saules: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 12 km and Brancion at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saules, 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 Saules in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 12 km (direction south)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the...

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Beaune

Beaune

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

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

See Beaune guide
Autun

Autun

at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 60 km (direction west-south-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saules

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Markets in and near Saules

  • Givry: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (15km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (21km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)

More information about Saules, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saules, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (20km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (30km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (35km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (46km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (42km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (52km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (26km)
  • Seille (Saône) (26km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (36km)
  • Roche de Solutré (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saules is in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saules is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saules

Canton: Buxy

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71940

Distance to Saules

from Macon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 520 km

from Nice: 386 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 315 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 Saules from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bissy-sur-Fley, Cersot, Chenoves, Culles-les-Roches, Fley, Germagny, Jully-les-Buxy, Messey-sur-Grosne, Montagny-les-Buxy, Saint-Boil, Saint-Gengoux-le-National, Saint-Martin-du-Tartre, Saint-Maurice-Des-Champs, Saint-Vallerin, Santilly, Savianges, Sercy and Vaux-en-Pre.

This page in French: Visiter Saules

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