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Vitry-en-Charollais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vitry-en-Charollais in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Paray-le-Monial at 5 km from Vitry-en-Charollais

Visit Vitry-en-Charollais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paray-le-Monial at 5 km and Paray-le-Monial basilica at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vitry-en-Charollais, 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 Vitry-en-Charollais in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 5 km (direction east)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 5 km (direction east)

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 15 km (direction south)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
 
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Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Cluny guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 49 km (direction east)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its...

See Vichy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vitry-en-Charollais

 
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Markets in and near Vitry-en-Charollais

  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (5km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Gueugnon: market Thursday (16km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (21km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Dompierre-sur-Besbre: market Saturday (30km)
  • Montceau-les-Mines: market Tuesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Vitry-en-Charollais, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (5km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (12km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (17km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (19km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (28km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (15km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (18km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (25km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (17km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vitry-en-Charollais is in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Vitry-en-Charollais is 296 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitry-en-Charollais

Canton: Paray-le-Monial

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71600

Distance to Vitry-en-Charollais

from Macon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 296 km

from Calais: 525 km

from Nice: 396 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 364 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 Vitry-en-Charollais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Digoin, Paray-le-Monial, Saint-Leger-les-Paray, Saint-Yan and Varenne-Saint-Germain.

This page in French: Visiter Vitry-en-Charollais

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