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

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cormatin at 11 km and Brancion at 19 km.

Vaux-en-Pre, France: places to visit and attractions

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 the highlight...

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 25 km (direction east)

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

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 with a...

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 visit to...

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 village that...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 40 km (direction south-east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

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 the Basilica...

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 can visit...

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 name, with...

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 of Anzy-le-Duc...

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 Chateau de...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

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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