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Vitry-en-Charollais 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 61 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Vitry-en-Charollais is 296 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
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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)

More information about Vitry-en-Charollais, Burgundy

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

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

Vitry-en-Charollais 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 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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