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Montchanin

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

Montchanin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire
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The town of Montchanin takes place in the department of Saône-et-Loire. Installed in the district of Chalon-sur-Saône, it lies between two major cities of the region, Le Creusot and Montceau-les-Mines. Montchanin was created in 1854 when the dismemberment of St. Eusebe and took its current name in late 1950. The site was still inhabited by monks of La Ferte, from the twelfth century.

Nice and quiet, Montchanin commune seduced by its charm and appearance of small town in the countryside. At the heart of a green and ideal nature for the practice of outdoor activities, the city allows for a relaxing holiday and interesting. Nearby, there are many cities that reflect the history of the region and its traditions.

Geographical information

MunicipalityMontchanin
Postcode71210
Latitude46.7483420 (N 46° 44’ 54”)
Longitude4.4697990 (E 4° 28’ 11”)
AltitudeFrom 298m to 351m
Surface area7.82 km²
Population5275 inhabitants
Density674 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMâcon (52 mi, 1h06)
Insee code71310
IntercommunalityCU Le Creusot Montceau-les-Mines
DepartmentSaône-et-Loire
TerritoryBurgundy
RegionBurgundy-Franche-Comté

Nearest cities & towns

Torcy1.9 mi (6 min)
Saint-Laurent-d'Andenay3.2 mi (8 min)
Saint-Eusèbe3.6 mi (11 min)
Le Breuil4.2 mi (11 min)
Le Creusot4.9 mi (12 min)
Écuisses4.9 mi (14 min)
Saint-Julien-sur-Dheune5.1 mi (11 min)
Montcenis5.6 mi (11 min)
Marigny5.7 mi (16 min)
Les Bizots6.2 mi (15 min)
Blanzy6.4 mi (12 min)
Saint-Martin-d'Auxy7 mi (16 min)
Saint-Micaud7.7 mi (16 min)
Marcilly-lès-Buxy7.7 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

Friendly with small houses that recall the typical architecture of Saône-et-Loire, the town of Montchanin has a beautiful church in the heart of the city.

Close to the wine route of Burgundy, the city also has some lovely walks that pass through the granite mountains of Charolais and Autun.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Transport

Events and festivities

A weekly market takes place every Wednesday morning.

In August, the city offers a fun and lively raging.

TSB festival, Tango, Swing and straps held in Montceau-les-Mines, offers several animations Montchanin in October.

Photos

The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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City Hall
City Hall
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Memorial
Memorial
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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The commune
The commune
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St. Vincent de Paul Church
St. Vincent de Paul Church
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The interior of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church
The interior of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church
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The interior of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church
The interior of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church
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The interior of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church
The interior of the Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church
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Weather

Wednesday 19 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 22°C
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Thursday 20 april
Min. 9°C - Max. 23°C
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Friday 21 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 23°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tasting of 5 wines at Château de Chamirey
Local flavours15 € Ménetreuil (13.3 mi)
Tour and tasting at the Château de Meursault
Local flavours21 € Meursault (21 mi)
Vintage military vehicle ride in Southern Burgundy
Entertainment120 € to 230 € Saint-Germain-du-Plain (25 mi)
Cellar tour and tasting of fine Burgundy wines
Local flavoursFreeBeaune (26 mi)
Guided cycling tour of the vineyards
Sports sensations46 € to 2090 € Beaune (26 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (10 mi)
Vaux Valley and botanical trail
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (12.5 mi)
Montaigu Castle and the Hamlet of Touches
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (12.5 mi)
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (25 mi)
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (33 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

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Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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