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Vincelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vincelles in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km from Vincelles

Visit Vincelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lons-le-Saunier at 25 km and Tournus abbey at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vincelles, 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 Vincelles in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

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

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Tournus guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide
 
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Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Arbois

Arbois

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Arbois guide
Macon

Macon

at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Beaune

Beaune

at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Cote d'Or department

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

See Beaune guide
Dole

Dole

at 52 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Dole guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 56 km (direction south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vincelles

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Markets in and near Vincelles

  • Louhans: market Monday (3km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (11km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (16km)
  • Bletterans: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (26km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (27km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (28km)

More information about Vincelles, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Vincelles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (56km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (50km)
  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (51km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (26km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (27km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (27km)
  • Source - la Seille (37km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (38km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Lac de Chambly (44km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (47km)
  • Roche de Solutré (56km)
  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Vincelles is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Vincelles is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vincelles

Canton: Louhans

Arrondissement: Louhans

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71500

Distance to Vincelles

from Macon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 537 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 494 km

from Strasbourg: 285 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 Vincelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Branges, Juif, Louhans, Montagny-Pres-Louhans, Montcony, Ratte, Sagy, Saint-Martin-du-Mont, Saint-Usuge and Sornay.

This page in French: Visiter Vincelles

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