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Saunieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saunieres in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 22 km from Saunieres

Visit Saunieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 22 km and Beaune at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saunieres, 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 Saunieres 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 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

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

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

See Beaune guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 28 km (direction north-north-west), 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
Dole

Dole

at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Dijon

Dijon

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Cote d'Or department

There is a remarkable range of interesting historic sites in...

See Dijon 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...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the...

See Pesmes guide

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Map of places to visit near Saunieres

 
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Markets in and near Saunieres

  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (5km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (14km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (21km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)
  • Nuits-Saint-Georges: market Friday (28km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Saunieres, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Saunieres, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (23km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin à la Faulx (37km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (38km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (44km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (34km)
  • Seille (Saône) (44km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saunieres is in the eastern-center of France at 69 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Saunieres is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saunieres

Canton: Verdun-sur-le-Doubs

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71350

Distance to Saunieres

from Macon (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 508 km

from Nice: 395 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 273 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 Saunieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bragny-sur-Saone, Charnay-les-Chalon, Ciel, Ecuelles, Frontenard, Les Bordes, Mont-les-Seurre, Navilly, Palleau, Pontoux, Saint-Didier-en-Bresse, Saint-Martin-en-Gatinois, Sermesse, Toutenant and Verdun-sur-le-Doubs.

This page in French: Visiter Saunieres

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