Virey-le-Grand tourism and travel guide

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Visit Virey-le-Grand: highlights and tourist information

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Virey-le-Grand is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 59 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Virey-le-Grand is 292 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chalon-sur-Saone at 7 km and Beaune at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Virey-le-Grand, 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 Virey-le-Grand in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Virey-le-Grand

Markets in and near Virey-le-Grand

  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Chagny: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Givry: market Thursday (11km)
  • Verdun-sur-le-Doubs: market Thursday (14km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (18km)
  • Beaune: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (22km)
  • Mervans: market Friday (25km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Bois: market Saturday (30km)
  • Pierre-de-Bresse: market Monday (31km)

More information about Virey-le-Grand, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Virey-le-Grand, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Virey-le-Grand.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Hospices de Beaune (Beaune) (21km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (44km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Lazare (Autun) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Sully (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Bussière (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Bout du Monde (23km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (36km)
  • Seille (Saône) (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Virey-le-Grand

Canton: Chalon-sur-Saône-Nord

Arrondissement: Chalon-sur-Saône

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71530

Distance to Virey-le-Grand

from Macon (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 292 km

from Calais: 507 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 290 km

Getting here

Virey-le-Grand is in the eastern-center of France. 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 Virey-le-Grand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalon-sur-Saone, Champforgeuil, Chatenoy-en-Bresse, Chatenoy-le-Royal, Crissey, Farges-les-Chalon, Fragnes, La Loyere, Lessard-le-National and Sassenay.

This page in French: Visiter Virey-le-Grand