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Lugny

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire

Lugny - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire
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Nestled at the bottom of a valley, in a cirque of wooded hills or covered with vineyards, Lugny, the small capital of the Haut-Mâconnais, a town of nearly 1,000 inhabitants famous for the reputation of its wines, has preserved a rich patrimony abounding the Typical houses of the Mâconnais but also washhouses, old wells...

From the Belvedere de Saint-Pierre, the walker will enjoy a splendid view overlooking the vineyard - the famous plateau des Charmes - and beyond, over the Saône valley and the Jura mountains.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLugny
Postcode71260
Latitude46.4716720 (N 46° 28’ 18”)
Longitude4.8098200 (E 4° 48’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 201m to 420m
Surface area13.88 km²
Population994 inhabitants
Density71 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMâcon (22 km, 30 min)
Insee code71267
IntercommunalityCC Mâconnais - Val de Saône
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
TerritoryBurgundy
RegionBurgundy-Franche-Comté

Nearest cities & towns

Bissy-la-Mâconnaise2.9 km (6 min)
Burgy2.9 km (8 min)
Saint-Gengoux-de-Scissé4.7 km (7 min)
Cruzille5.3 km (9 min)
Montbellet5.4 km (12 min)
Péronne5.6 km (8 min)
Grevilly6.2 km (13 min)
Viré6.5 km (11 min)
Chardonnay7 km (10 min)
Clessé7.9 km (11 min)
Martailly-lès-Brancion8.6 km (14 min)
Fleurville8.8 km (12 min)
Uchizy9.2 km (14 min)
Farges-lès-Mâcon9.2 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

The towers of the castle (14th century) and the apse covered with lava of the church of Saint-Denis
The towers of the castle (14th century) and the apse covered with lava of the church of Saint-Denis
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The village of Lugny seen from the panoramic site Saint-Pierre
The village of Lugny seen from the panoramic site Saint-Pierre
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Partial view of the Rue de l'Eglise, which concentrates most of the shops of Lugny
Partial view of the Rue de l'Eglise, which concentrates most of the shops of Lugny
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One of the two laundries of Fissy (that of the Quart-Martin), built in 1823
One of the two laundries of Fissy (that of the Quart-Martin), built in 1823
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Detail of the pediment of the town hall
Detail of the pediment of the town hall
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The partly Romanesque chapel Notre-Dame-de-Pitie (hamlet of Fissy)
The partly Romanesque chapel Notre-Dame-de-Pitie (hamlet of Fissy)
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The bell tower of the chapel Notre-Dame-de-Pitie (hamlet of Fissy)
The bell tower of the chapel Notre-Dame-de-Pitie (hamlet of Fissy)
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The vineyard of Macheron (Route de la Garenne)
The vineyard of Macheron (Route de la Garenne)
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The village of Lugny seen from the listed natural site of La Boucherette
The village of Lugny seen from the listed natural site of La Boucherette
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The wash-house of the borough (rue de la Fontaine)
The wash-house of the borough (rue de la Fontaine)
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Detail of the statue (MH) of the Apostle Peter (Saint-Pierre panoramic site)
Detail of the statue (MH) of the Apostle Peter (Saint-Pierre panoramic site)
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The wooden cross of the hamlet of Collongette
The wooden cross of the hamlet of Collongette
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The classified natural site of La Boucherette, renowned for its orchids
The classified natural site of La Boucherette, renowned for its orchids
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Detail of the tomb with marble lizard of the abbot Jacques Brun, priest-archpriest of Lugny, visible in the cemetery
Detail of the tomb with marble lizard of the abbot Jacques Brun, priest-archpriest of Lugny, visible in the cemetery
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The stained glass decorating the axial bay of the choir of the chapel in the Romanesque Notre-Dame-de-Pitie
The stained glass decorating the axial bay of the choir of the chapel in the Romanesque Notre-Dame-de-Pitie
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The cantonal monument of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, inaugurated in 1909
The cantonal monument of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, inaugurated in 1909
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Detail of the altarpiece Christ and the Apostles (MH) of the church of Saint-Denis, dated 1528
Detail of the altarpiece Christ and the Apostles (MH) of the church of Saint-Denis, dated 1528
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Partial view of the laundry of the Quart-Martin (Fissy), built in 1823. One of its peculiarities is to have a drinking trough, fed by a well-source
Partial view of the laundry of the Quart-Martin (Fissy), built in 1823. One of its peculiarities is to have a drinking trough, fed by a well-source
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The bluish tint sometimes caught by the water of the spring flowing at the foot of the mountain of the Castle and giving birth to the Bourbon (hence its name of source of the Blue waters)
The bluish tint sometimes caught by the water of the spring flowing at the foot of the mountain of the Castle and giving birth to the Bourbon (hence its name of source of the Blue waters)
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One of the keystones carved visible in the Main Street
One of the keystones carved visible in the Main Street
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The sundial dated 1707 visible in the street of the Church
The sundial dated 1707 visible in the street of the Church
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Chapel of Fissy, shortly after the completion of its restoration (2013)
Chapel of Fissy, shortly after the completion of its restoration (2013)
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Partial view of the interior of the restored choir of the chapel of Fissy
Partial view of the interior of the restored choir of the chapel of Fissy
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The apse of the church and its roof made of lavas
The apse of the church and its roof made of lavas
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The church seen from the Saint-Pierre quarter (impasse Néronde)
The church seen from the Saint-Pierre quarter (impasse Néronde)
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Weather

Thursday 17 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 29°C
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Friday 18 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C
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Saturday 19 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 21°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

"The rock of Solutre."

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Atelier vitrail fusing and Qi Gong
Arts and Crafts70 € Mâcon (17.2 km)
Helicopter flight over Bourgogne
Sports sensations74 € to 122 € Charnay-lès-Mâcon (19.8 km)
Paraglider or Paramotor flight
Sports sensations50 € Buxy (28 km)
Artistic painting course with the artbucher method
Arts and Crafts35 € Le Rousset-Marizy (29 km)
Vineyard to cellar tour - The secrets of Beaujolais
Local flavours11 € to 37 € Romanèche-Thorins (31 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (12.7 km)
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (21 km)
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (24 km)
Vaux Valley and botanical trail
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (39 km)
Montaigu Castle and the Hamlet of Touches
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (39 km)

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