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Vaux-en-Pre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-en-Pre in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Cormatin at 11 km from Vaux-en-Pre

Visit Vaux-en-Pre: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux-en-Pre is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 11 km and Brancion at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaux-en-Pre, 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 Vaux-en-Pre in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Cormatin

Cormatin

at 11 km (direction south-east)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
 
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Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 40 km (direction south-east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

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

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Autun

Autun

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Autun guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction south-west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Vaux-en-Pre

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Markets in and near Vaux-en-Pre

  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (20km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (21km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (22km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (31km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Vaux-en-Pre, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (38km)
  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (9km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (22km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (23km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (29km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (29km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (40km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (42km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (47km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (52km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (30km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (46km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (46km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (29km)
  • Seille (Saône) (29km)
  • Roche de Solutré (38km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (40km)
  • Bibracte (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Vaux-en-Pre is in the eastern-center of France at 40 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Vaux-en-Pre is 299 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-en-Pre

Canton: Mont-Saint-Vincent

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71460

Distance to Vaux-en-Pre

from Macon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 299 km

from Calais: 521 km

from Nice: 387 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 321 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 Vaux-en-Pre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bissy-sur-Fley, Burnand, Burzy, Chenoves, Collonge-en-Charollais, Culles-les-Roches, Curtil-sous-Burnand, Fley, Genouilly, Germagny, Joncy, Le Puley, Saint-Clement-sur-Guye, Saint-Gengoux-le-National, Saint-Huruge, Saint-Martin-du-Tartre, Saint-Martin-la-Patrouille, Saint-Maurice-Des-Champs, Saules and Savigny-sur-Grosne.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-en-Pre

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