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Torpes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Torpes in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chateau-Chalon at 24 km from Torpes

Visit Torpes: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Dole

Dole

at 30 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

The Collegiale Church that dominates the town skyline is the...

See Dole guide
 
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Arbois

Arbois

at 34 km (direction east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can visit the...

See Arbois guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 37 km (direction west)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Doubs department

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and living...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide
Salins-les-Bains

Salins-les-Bains

at 43 km (direction east), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th - 20th...

See Salins-les-Bains guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

Beaune is the centre of the famous wine region of...

See Beaune guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

A quiet town, Nuits-Saint-Georges wil be part of your tour of the...

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Pesmes

Pesmes

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Saone department

The quaint village of Pesmes is one of the prettiest in Franche-Comté...

See Pesmes guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide

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Map of places to visit near Torpes

 
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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)

 
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Geography and distances

Torpes is in the eastern-center of France at 71 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Torpes is 316 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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