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Solutre-Pouilly tourism and travel guide

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Visit Solutre-Pouilly: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the village that is listed among one of just 30 'Grand Sites of France'

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Solutre-Pouilly. For detailed visitor information see the Solutre-Pouilly travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cluny at 16 km and Belleville at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Solutre-Pouilly, 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 Solutre-Pouilly in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Macon

Macon

at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 21 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 33 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 40 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide
Anse

Anse

at 40 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint...

See Anse guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 40 km (direction east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Theize

Theize

at 40 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty...

See Bagnols guide

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Map of places to visit near Solutre-Pouilly

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Markets in and near Solutre-Pouilly

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (5km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (13km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (16km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (23km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Solutre-Pouilly, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (1km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (26km)
  • Trevoux (40km)
  • Charlieu (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (6km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (14km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (29km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (45km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (29km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (32km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (41km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (1km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (30km)
  • Seille (Saône) (30km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Solutre-Pouilly is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Solutre-Pouilly is 336 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Solutre-Pouilly

Canton: Mâcon-Sud

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71960

Distance to Solutre-Pouilly

from Macon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 336 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 341 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 Solutre-Pouilly from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bussieres, Cenves, Chaintre, Chanes, Charnay-les-Macon, Chasselas, Creches-sur-Saone, Davaye, Fuisse, Hurigny, La Roche-Vineuse, Leynes, Milly-Lamartine, Pierreclos, Prisse, Pruzilly, Saint-Amour-Bellevue, Saint-Verand, Serrieres, Varennes-les-Macon, Vergisson and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Solutre-Pouilly

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