Sennecey-le-Grand

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownSennecey-le-Grand
Insee code71512
Postcode71240
Latitude46.6387390
Longitude4.8691800
AltitudeFrom 173 to 375 meters
Surface26.76 km²
Population3188 inhabitants
Density119 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLaives at 1.9 km
Chief townMâcon (at 42 km, 32 min)Montceaux-Ragny at 2.8 km
DepartmentSaône-et-LoireBeaumont-sur-Grosne at 3 km
RegionBurgundySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

With a rich heritage, crossed by the highway 6 which has the advantage of good connections to Chalon

Sennecey-le-Grand bet on its location. Close to the industrial area south of Chalon, it offers those who work in a perfect location with services and facilities.

With its extensive remains, this county invites the visitor to walk unusual in the past.

History: During the Second World War, Sennecey-le-Grand and its region was a hotbed of resistance. In the forest of La Ferte and Corlay formed underground. This organization will host August 28, four jeeps landed in Normandy and commanded by Captain Guy of Combaud. Among these interventions resistant, all day Monday, September 4, 1944 will be memorable ... Each September 4, a morning commemoration is organized. A memorial International Special Air Service (SAS) is Sennecey-le-Grand (to Ruffey). SAS A museum is being planned on the site of the City Council.


SIGHTSEEING

On leaving the main thoroughfare, on a vast esplanade, sits an imposing neo-classical church.

Fortifications, old ditches, ramparts, Renaissance buildings testify to the existence in these places, two castles in the 10th century.

Laundries, crucifixes, crosses, chapels underline the emotion and beauty of the heritage sennecéen ...

Away from the main communication routes, Saint Julien (original seat of the village), houses a church faithful to the charm of Burgundian Romanesque buildings.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Sennecey-le-Grand
Information pointsTourist Office of Sennecey-le-Grand
MonumentsCastle of La Tour,   Castle of Ruffey,   Castle of Sennecey-le-Grand,   Church Saint-Julien

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The Commission on Cultural Affairs and Recreation organizes annual events. 50 associations also offer various activities in various fields (sports, dance, music, passion, remembrance, solidarity ...).


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Glider flight over BurgundySports sensationsFrom 80 € to 190 €Martailly-lès-Brancion (12.6 km)
Tour and tasting at the Monette wine estateLocal flavours5 €Mercurey (24 km)

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PHOTOS

The esplanade of the church and town hallThe esplanade of the church and town hall
 
Memorial SAS RuffeyMemorial SAS Ruffey
Notre Dame des NeigesNotre Dame des Neiges
 
Building housing the City Hall and the Tourist OfficeBuilding housing the City Hall and the Tourist Office
Chapel St. Medard at Sens (Hamlet Sennecey)Chapel St. Medard at Sens (Hamlet Sennecey)
 
Chapel St. Benoit Moulin VielChapel St. Benoit Moulin Viel
Romanesque church of Saint JulienRomanesque church of Saint Julien
 
walls of the choir of the Romanesque church of Saint Julienwalls of the choir of the Romanesque church of Saint Julien
On the site of the old castleOn the site of the old castle
 
Sport StructuresSport Structures

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WEATHER

Tuesday 16 September
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Min. 12°C - Max. 25°C
Wednesday 17 September
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Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
Thursday 18 September
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Min. 17°C - Max. 24°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantQuartier Gourmand - Le Rempart  
9.5
Tournus
The gourmet restaurant du Rempart is located in Tournus, avenue Gambetta, invites you to discover an elegant and comfortable environment, local cuisine in the finest French tradition....
Located 8.5 km from Sennecey-le-Grand56 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Terminus  
7.9
Tournus
Le Terminus opens its doors to share a gourmet friends or family. Come discover a soft and original parts with some artists. The cuisine you can taste both traditional and modern, made...
Located 8.5 km from Sennecey-le-Grand27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant de la Paix  
9.4
Tournus
Welcome to Peace restaurant, located in the town of Tournus in Burgundy! The hotel welcomes you in a setting with elegant notes. You'll love the friendly atmosphere that prevails in...
Located 8.9 km from Sennecey-le-Grand27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsLe crot foulot     NEW
Jugy
Annie and Jan are delighted to be able to welcome you to Le Crot Foulot, their “chambres d'hôtes” and holiday home in southern Burgundy. In their lovingly restored winemaker's domain,...
Located 4.2 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 110 € to 120 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsClos de la natouze    
9.9
Boyer
In a fenced 7000m² following 52m² ground floor with 1 bedroom TV 1 double bed 1 single bed 1 double TV lounge dining area fully equipped 1 sofa for 2 persons very comfortable equipment...
Located 5.6 km from Sennecey-le-Grand65 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsLe Taillet chambres d'hôtes     NEW
Simandre
Peace and quiet only 5 minutes from the A6 motorway exit 27. This old farmhouse in a hamlet 2 km from the Saône. At your disposal 4 bedrooms, a large garden, a large yard to park the...
Located 7.3 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 63 € to 79 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 16 personsGîtes 2 à 16 personnes en bords de Saône   NEW
Gigny-sur-Saône
Holiday 2 to 16 people in the countryside and the Saône with miles of towpaths. On site you will find indoor and outdoor games, bicycles, garden, covered terrace, loungers and barbecue....
Located 5.9 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 800 € to 1000 € per week 
House for 5 personsGite 4 pers. Le pigeonnier  
8.4
Étrigny
The cottage is situated in a hamlet of a small village between Chalon and Macon, detached house situated close to the owners, located in a former vineyard house. Living TV, equipped...
Located 7.3 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 185 € to 385 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa champlutèse  
9.6
Étrigny
Sector: tournus - cluny - taize - cormatin - chalon sur Saone - Saint Gengoux the national - buxy. Located in a quiet hamlet, pretty charming house in a typical village, with stone...
Located 8.4 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
80 places over 2 haCamping du gue    
9.6
Savigny-sur-Grosne
Camping calm and green, crossed by a river: swimming, fishing, relaxing... At the heart of southern Burgundy and Roman Art.
Located 17.8 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 10.50 € to 13 € per day 
54 places over 2,5 haCamping les ripettes    
9.3
Pont-de-Vaux
A pretty and quiet campimg with very large pitches. Inthe heart of the countryside but only 4 km from Pont de Vaux with its good restaurants, shops and Wednesday market. Bread delivered...
Located 23 km from Sennecey-le-GrandFrom 14.40 € to 16 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Le Kolibri - Hotel in Sennecey-le-GrandHôtel Le Kolibri    
8.5
Tournus
Situated just outside the centre of Tournus, the Hôtel le Kolibri welcomes you in a lovely green setting. The hotel is equipped with 30 spacious and soundproofed rooms. All rooms at...
Located 7.3 km from Sennecey-le-GrandRoom from 71 €
Hôtel La Mirandole - Hotel in Sennecey-le-GrandHôtel La Mirandole    
7.6
Tournus
Hôtel La Mirandole is situated in Tournus in the Bourgogne region, just 800 metres from exit 27 of the A6 motorway. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet access and a garden with an...
Located 7.6 km from Sennecey-le-GrandRoom from 43 €
Le Relais de l'Abbaye - Hotel in Sennecey-le-GrandLe Relais de l'Abbaye    
7.9
Tournus
Located in Tournus, Le Relais de l’Abbaye offers a restaurant with a terrace, free newspapers and free Wi-Fi access throughout. Chalon-sur-Saône is a 20-minute drive away. All rooms...
Located 8.4 km from Sennecey-le-GrandRoom from 45 €

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Comfort Hôtel Mâcon Sud
Near the Mâconnais and Beaujolais Vineyards, this hotel is 7.5 km from the city centre of Macon. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access and is accessible...
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