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Uchon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Uchon in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Autun at 16 km from Uchon

Visit Uchon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Autun at 16 km and Paray-le-Monial at 41 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Uchon, 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 Uchon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Autun

Autun

at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman ruins...

See Autun guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
 
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Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

The village of Chateauneuf-sur-Auxois, one of the 'most beautiful villages in France',...

See Chateauneuf-en-Auxois guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Corbigny

Corbigny

at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Nievre department

Corbigny, on the edge of the Morvan Regional Parc, includes an...

See Corbigny guide

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Map of places to visit near Uchon

 
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Markets in and near Uchon

  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (28km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (37km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (42km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (42km)

More information about Uchon, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Uchon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (15km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (36km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (47km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (51km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (29km)
  • Jardin de la Chaux (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Limanton (44km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bibracte (21km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Uchon is in the eastern-center of France at 72 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Uchon is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Uchon

Canton: Mesvres

Arrondissement: Autun

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71190

Distance to Uchon

from Macon (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 492 km

from Nice: 419 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 327 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 Uchon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dettey, Etang-sur-Arroux, La Chapelle-sous-Uchon, La Tagniere, Mesvres and Saint-Symphorien-de-Marmagne.

This page in French: Visiter Uchon

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