Tourism - Saône-et-Loire

Saône-et-Loire is a French department that is part of the Bourgogne region. It is surrounded by the Côte-d’Or, Jura, Ain, Rhône, Loire and Nievre. The main cities areMâcon, Autun, Chalon-sur-Saône, Charolles and Louhans.

The tourism industry of the department relies on its attractive and various landscapes with cruises on the ‘Canal du Centre’, the ‘Bresse Bourguignonne’ region, the Charolais Beefs pastures, the Cluny Abbey, and its numerous castles.

Many festivals take place in different towns such as "Chalon dans la rue" in Châlon-sur-Saône, "Les Rendez-vous de Cormatin" and the "Blues Festival" in the Creusot.

Top tourist cities in Saône-et-Loire


Tourism Macon

Normal 0 21 false false false FR X-NONE X-NONE   Crossed by the Saône river, ...

Must : L'Apothicairerie de l'hôtel-Dieu de Mâcon, Eglise Saint-Pierre de Mâcon


Tourism Autun

Autun is a town located in the department of Saone-et-Loire, in the region of Burgundy. It's the sub-prefecture of the department. Its origins date back to the time of Emperor Augustus, who made a Gallo-Roman city until the end of the fifteenth century. It was an ...

Must : Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Musée Rolin


Tourism Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saône is a French town in the region of Burgundy. It's a sub-prefecture of the department of Saone-et-Loire. Formerly called Cabillonum in Roman times, Chalon-sur-Saone was built on the banks of the Saone. It was a naval base at this time, then ...

Must : Musée Nicéphore-Niépce, Musée Vivant-Denon


Tourism Charolles

Charolles is situated in department of Saône-et-Loire and in the region of Bourgogne, surrounded by Arconce and Seed, the city is nicknamed the "Venice of Charolais." The city is brightened by public gardens, such the square Bouissoud or the walk ...

Must : Musée du Prieuré, Espace muséographique de la Maison du Charolais


Tourism Discover Louhans

With its rich gastronomy, its shimmering landscapes, its inhabitants warmth, the Burgundian Bresse, located in Saône et Loire , is the front door of Bourguinonne for each traveller coming from the east of France.