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Viry tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viry in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial basilica at 16 km from Viry

Visit Viry: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial basilica at 16 km and Paray-le-Monial at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Viry, 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 Viry in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 16 km (direction west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 16 km (direction west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Cluny guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Macon guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple...

See Belleville guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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

Map of places to visit near Viry

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Markets in and near Viry

  • Charolles: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (17km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (26km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (26km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (30km)
  • Montchanin: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Viry, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (15km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (16km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (23km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (26km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (32km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (36km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (37km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (39km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Digoine (12km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (20km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (20km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (27km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (6km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Viry is in the eastern-center of France at 42 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Viry is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viry

Canton: Charolles

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71120

Distance to Viry

from Macon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 530 km

from Nice: 385 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 348 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 Viry from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baron, Charolles, Fontenay, Grandvaux, Mornay and Vendenesse-les-Charolles.

This page in French: Visiter Viry

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