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Torpes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Torpes: highlights and tourist information

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Torpes 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 71 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Torpes is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau-Chalon at 24 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Torpes, 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 Torpes 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 Torpes


Markets in and near Torpes

  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (12km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (13km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (25km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (25km)
  • Dole: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (31km)
  • Arbois: market Friday (34km)

More information about Torpes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Torpes, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (43km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (18km)
  • Jardin à la Faulx (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - la Seille (28km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Chalain (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (42km)
  • Lac du Val (43km)
  • Seille (Saône) (47km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (47km)
  • Lac du Vernois (47km)
  • Lac du Fioget (48km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (49km)
  • Lac de Narlay (49km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (50km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (50km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (51km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Torpes

Canton: Pierre-de-Bresse

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71270

Distance to Torpes

from Macon (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 523 km

from Nice: 380 km

from Bordeaux: 509 km

from Strasbourg: 265 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authumes, Bellevesvre, Chapelle-Voland, La Chapelle-Saint-Sauveur, La Chaux, Le Planois, Montjay, Mouthier-en-Bresse and Pierre-de-Bresse.

This page in French: Visiter Torpes

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