Tancon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tancon: highlights and tourist information

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Tancon 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 45 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Tancon is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 15 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tancon, 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 Tancon 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 Tancon

Markets in and near Tancon

  • Chauffailles: market Friday (6km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (12km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (19km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Tancon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Tancon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (8km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (17km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (24km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (32km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (34km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (37km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (8km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (15km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (17km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tancon

Canton: Chauffailles

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71740

Distance to Tancon

from Macon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 557 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 406 km

from Strasbourg: 373 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chandon, Chassigny-sous-Dun, Chateauneuf, Coublanc, Ecoche, Ligny-en-Brionnais, Maizilly, Mars, Mussy-sous-Dun, Saint-Denis-de-Cabanne, Saint-Edmond, Saint-Igny-de-Roche and Saint-Martin-de-Lixy.

This page in French: Visiter Tancon