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Sanvignes-les-Mines

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Sanvignes-les-Mines - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire
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Sanvignes is a town of about 4 400 inhabitants located in the department of Saone-et-Loire in Burgundy.

It is for the agglomeration of the "Coalfield" (40 000) which includes 3 other cities: Blanzy Montceau-les-Mines, Saint-Vallier and is part of the Community of Le Creusot-Montceau. The town lies at the confluence of several locations.

Geologically similar Morvan, attached to the mining area Montceau-les-Mines, the town belongs to one of the landscape units of the Saone-et-Loire in the south-west of the county: Charolais, Charolais Brionnais in part located in Canton of Toulon-sur-Arroux. It is located in a depression between the mountains and the plateau of Uchon Antully of the North, the Mountains of Charolais and Brionnais south on the right bank of the Bourbince. The area is meshed by a network of hedgerows with hedgerow characteristics of scattered settlements. The meadows bounded by low hedges that do not screen and reliefs offer remarkable views. The joint bid under the undulating landscape of groves and pastures designed according to its rivers, Oudrache, and the Bourbince Arroux sinuent who before joining the vast bed of the Loire.

The urban part of the municipality is composed of an ancient village on a green hill. A promontory peak at 414 m is the main signal geomorphological sector, with Mont-Saint-Vincent, who faces him. A suburban housing has gradually built around the town and along routes of the town. Whatever the place, and even in the heart of the city, the countryside is very present.

Geographical information

MunicipalitySanvignes-les-Mines
Postcode71410
Latitude46.6665210 (N 46° 39’ 59”)
Longitude4.2903750 (E 4° 17’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 277m to 405m
Surface area35.48 km²
Population4512 inhabitants
Density127 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMâcon (72 km, 1h17)
Insee code71499
IntercommunalityCU Le Creusot - Montceau les Mines
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
RegionBurgundy

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Berain-sous-Sanvignes6.2 km (11 min)
Dompierre-sous-Sanvignes6.3 km (10 min)
Montceau-les-Mines6.9 km (12 min)
Ciry-le-Noble7.5 km (13 min)
Saint-Vallier8.7 km (15 min)
Perrecy-les-Forges9.5 km (12 min)
Blanzy10.7 km (15 min)
Saint-Romain-sous-Versigny11.6 km (18 min)
Saint-Romain-sous-Gourdon12.5 km (22 min)
Pouilloux13 km (19 min)
Génelard13.4 km (15 min)
Saint-Eugène15.1 km (22 min)
Toulon-sur-Arroux15.8 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Discoveries
Discoveries
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Sanvignes
Sanvignes
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Terril of Morteru
Terril of Morteru
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Weather

Monday 4 may
Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
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Tuesday 5 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
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Wednesday 6 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit the House of the Charolais
Culture and education350 € to 750 € Charolles (25 km)
Buy beef straight from the farm
Local flavours118 € Saint-Julien-de-Civry (31 km)
Guided tour of Sully Castle
Culture and education4 € to 8 € Sully (41 km)
Visit a watercolour studio and gallery
CraftsFreeCorcelles-les-Arts (50 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (25 km)
Montaigu Castle and the Hamlet of Touches
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (36 km)
Vaux Valley and botanical trail
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (36 km)
Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (48 km)
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (49 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

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Hotels