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

Located at the crossroads Charolais and Macon, Dompierre-les-Ormes is a rural village to tourism, which developed in preserving the beauty of its landscapes and quality of life for its people.

Geographical information

Latitude46.3608670 (N 46° 21’ 39”)
Longitude4.4829200 (E 4° 28’ 59”)
AltitudeFrom 316m to 705m
Surface area30.23 km²
Population956 inhabitants
Density31 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMâcon (22 mi, 34 min)
Insee code71178
IntercommunalityCC Saint Cyr Mère Boitier entre Charolais et Mâconnais

Nearest cities & towns

Trivy2.4 mi (7 min)
Trambly4.3 mi (12 min)
La Chapelle-du-Mont-de-France5.2 mi (14 min)
Montmelard5.3 mi (12 min)
Curtil-sous-Buffières5.3 mi (13 min)
Saint-Léger-sous-la-Bussière5.5 mi (16 min)
Verosvres5.8 mi (12 min)
Matour6.3 mi (14 min)
Navour-sur-Grosne6.8 mi (12 min)
Bergesserin7.3 mi (16 min)
Sivignon7.4 mi (18 min)
Gibles7.7 mi (15 min)
Ozolles7.8 mi (20 min)
Buffières7.8 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

Arboretum Pézanin: Out of 26 hectares with 5 acres of pond, Arboretum Pézanin allows the discovery of 400 species of trees and rare species in a remarkable setting. Created in 1903 by the Vilmorin family, it is state owned and managed since 1935 by the NFB (National Forests) since 1969. Its creator tried to acclimate to many species worldwide, some specimens have survived until today despite the storms of 1982.1983 and 1999.

Gallery European Forestry and Wood: Located near the Arboretum Pézanin, it is an exceptional collection. In addition, its unique architecture and innovative, combining wood and glass, fits perfectly into the local landscape. Unique in France, the Gallery has been designed to be both a tourist and cultural center for the promotion and exploitation of wood and its related activities and a meeting place between the public and professionals. Several spaces: "the wood, the oldest material of the future", "Forest of Burgundy", "Forest of the World, Forest People", auditorium, Flooring trades, workroom, workshop, wood heating, Xylotheque, documentation, materials library, a center-architecture-design creation, pole forest cluster in industrial innovation, inter-cluster exchange, greenhouse, party catering, home-shop ...

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The 2nd Saturday in March: Carnival parade followed by a meal and a masked ball hosted by the Commercial Union.

3rd Sunday of March: Spring Hiking organized by the Association of Parents of pupils. Channels 4, 8, 12, 19 and 25 km. Starting at 8 am at the Village Hall.

June: Feast of Pentecost, organized by the Festival Committee with funfair 3 days. Football tournament at 4 to 15h, then retired and torches and fireworks free outdoor dance on Saturday, play the next afternoon and finish of the Tour of Brionnais Charolais cycling race by step with the presence of Miss Burgundy Monday.

The last Sunday of July: intervillages organized by the Festival Committee, followed by steak and chips meal and lively ball free.

Early August: Open rural elders.

Early September: Don plasma - Trail top Cluny.

Early October: Plant in celebration.

The first Sunday in October: Empty granaries-parents.

October: Festival of Science.

November 11: Tea dance of FNAC.

November: Meals for Seniors.

November: Firefighters Banquet - dinner dance football.

Early December: Blood donation.

Early December: Lotto school.

December: Christmas Lunch in the RPI.


European Forest and Wood Gallery
European Forest and Wood Gallery
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Town of Dompierre-les-Ormes
Town of Dompierre-les-Ormes
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Calm and fresh
Calm and fresh
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Sunday 23 april
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
Monday 24 april
Min. 13°C - Max. 17°C
Tuesday 25 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 14°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour and wine tasting at Oenothèque Burrier
Local flavoursFreeFuissé (13.5 mi)
Helicopter flight over Bourgogne
Sports sensations74 € to 122 € Charnay-lès-Mâcon (15.8 mi)
Cruise on the boat Ville de Digoin
Entertainment5 € to 43 € Digoin (25 mi)
Horse ride in Green Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 200 € Chamelet (27 mi)
Family park with lake for fishing and walks
EntertainmentFreeVal d'Oingt (31 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (12 mi)
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (20 mi)
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (22 mi)
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Marcigny (22 mi)
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (25 mi)


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