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Villeneuve-en-Montagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villeneuve-en-Montagne in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Chalon-sur-Saone at 19 km from Villeneuve-en-Montagne

Visit Villeneuve-en-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 19 km and Cormatin at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villeneuve-en-Montagne, 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 Villeneuve-en-Montagne in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Autun

Autun

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Autun guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Cluny guide
Nuits-Saint-Georges

Nuits-Saint-Georges

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Nuits-Saint-Georges guide
Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

Most Beautiful Village at 50 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
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 65 km (direction south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide

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Map of places to visit near Villeneuve-en-Montagne

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Markets in and near Villeneuve-en-Montagne

  • Givry: market Thursday (10km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Le Creusot: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (25km)
  • Epinac: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (30km)
  • Autun: market Wednesday & Friday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve-en-Montagne, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Bibracte-Mont Beuvray (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (31km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (32km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (34km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (41km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (24km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Bibracte (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Villeneuve-en-Montagne is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve-en-Montagne is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve-en-Montagne

Canton: Buxy

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71390

Distance to Villeneuve-en-Montagne

from Macon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 399 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 310 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 Villeneuve-en-Montagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barizey, Chatel-Moron, Ecuisses, Essertenne, Marcilly-les-Buxy, Morey, Moroges, Perreuil, Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune, Saint-Mard-de-Vaux, Saint-Martin-d'Auxy, Sainte-Helene and Sassangy.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve-en-Montagne

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