8 days in Saone-et-Loire Itinerary

8 days in Saone-et-Loire Itinerary

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Autun
— 3 nights
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Paray Le Monial
— 2 nights
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Macon
— 2 nights

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Autun

Autun ©
Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Rolin and Pyramide de Couhard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Autun: Chateau De Germolles (in Mellecey) and Chalon-sur-Saone (Centre Nautique du Grand Chalon & Musee Nicephore Niepce). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Croix de la Liberation, make a trip to Porte d'Arroux, and step into the grandiose world of Château de Sully.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Autun trip maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Autun is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Paray Le Monial.

Things to do in Autun

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

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Musee Rolin ©
Musee Rolin
Lycee militaire ©
Lycee militaire
Pyramide de Couhard ©
Pyramide de Couhard

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Paray Le Monial

Paray Le Monial ©
Paray-le-Monial is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France.GeographyThe river Bourbince flows northwestward through the commune and crosses the town.HistoryParay existed before the monks who gave it its surname of Le Monial, for when Count Lambert of Chalon, together with his wife Adelaide and his friend Mayeul de Cluny, founded there in 973 the celebrated Benedictine priory, the borough had already been constituted, with its ædiles and communal privileges. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Hotel de Ville, don't miss a visit to Pont acqueduc Digoin, and then have some family-friendly fun at DIVERTI'PARC Parc de loisirs nature, hebergements insolites. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Tour Saint-Nicolas, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Apparitions, then stop by Marche a Bovins, then look for gifts at Chocolats Dufoux, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Dree.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paray Le Monial travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Autun to Paray Le Monial takes 1.5 hours. In May in Paray Le Monial, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Macon.

Things to do in Paray Le Monial

Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Chateau de Dree ©
Chateau de Dree
Chapel of the Apparitions ©
Chapel of the Apparitions
Tour Saint-Nicolas ©
Tour Saint-Nicolas

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Macon

Macon ©
Mâcon, historically anglicized as Mascon, is a small city in east-central France. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): experience rural life at Les Animaux des Petits Bois, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taize Community, then don't miss a visit to Haras National de Cluny, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Hotel Dieu-Musee Greuze, Head underground at Les Grottes d'Aze, and then delve into the distant past at Berze le Chatel.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Macon road trip planning website.

Drive from Paray Le Monial to Macon in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Macon

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

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Les Grottes d'Aze ©
Les Grottes d'Aze
Hotel Dieu-Musee Greuze ©
Hotel Dieu-Musee Greuze
Taize Community ©
Taize Community