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Sommant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sommant: highlights and tourist information

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Sommant 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 95 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Sommant is 245 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 12 km and Saulieu at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sommant, 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 Sommant 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 Sommant

Markets in and near Sommant

  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (12km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Montsauche-les-Settons: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Saulieu: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (32km)
  • Bligny-sur-Ouche: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (43km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (44km)
  • Corbigny: market Friday (47km)

More information about Sommant, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Sommant, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (20km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (13km)
  • Basilique de Saint Andoche (Saulieu) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Barthélémy (Cervon) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Chaux (17km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (20km)
  • Parc de Saint-Léger (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (37km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (42km)
  • Parc et jardin du château du Chatillon en Bazois (43km)
  • Parc et jardin du château de Barbirey sur Ouche (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (20km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sommant

Canton: Lucenay-l'Évêque

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71540

Distance to Sommant

from Macon (prefecture): 95 km

from Paris: 245 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 442 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 314 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cussy-en-Morvan, La Celle-en-Morvan, La Petite-Verriere, Lucenay-l'Eveque, Reclesne and Tavernay.

This page in French: Visiter Sommant

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