Simard tourism and travel guide

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Visit Simard: highlights and tourist information

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Simard 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 53 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Simard is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 26 km and Tournus at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Simard, 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 Simard 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 Simard

Markets in and near Simard

  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (6km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (8km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (11km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (19km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (23km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (25km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Simard, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Simard, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Simard.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (51km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (54km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (28km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (29km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (29km)
  • Source - la Seille (39km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Simard

Canton: Montret

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71330

Distance to Simard

from Macon (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 529 km

from Nice: 373 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 283 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Devrouze, Diconne, Juif, Montret, Saint-Germain-du-Bois, Saint-Usuge, Thurey and Verissey.

This page in French: Visiter Simard