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Simandre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Simandre in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 9 km from Simandre

Visit Simandre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 9 km and Tournus at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Simandre, 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 Simandre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 9 km (direction south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

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

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Simandre

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Markets in and near Simandre

  • Tournus: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (9km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (24km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (24km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (26km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Simandre, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (20km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (33km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (35km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (39km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (12km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (12km)
  • Roche de Solutré (41km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (38km)
  • Vonnas (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Simandre is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Simandre is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Simandre

Canton: Cuisery

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71290

Distance to Simandre

from Macon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 533 km

from Nice: 370 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 301 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 Simandre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baudrieres, Gigny-sur-Saone, Huilly-sur-Seille, Jouvencon, La Frette, Loisy, Ormes and Saint-Vincent-en-Bresse.

This page in French: Visiter Simandre

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