Things to see and do - Chalon-sur-Saône
Unmissable tourist sites
Chalon-sur-Saône Travel guide
Chalon-sur-Saône : Michelin's recommendations
Chalon, a river port situated at the confluence of the River Saone and the central canal, is an extremely active industrial centre and the economic capital for crops and rearing cattle, as well as a reputed wine region. Surprisingly, torpedoes and submarines used to be made here at the Schneider factories...while they are no longer manufactured here, Chalon is home to a number of industries, such as Kodak. Not surprising in the town of the father of photography Nicéphore Niepce .
Tourist attractions Chalon-sur-Saône : Things to see and do
28 quai des Messageries F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Located in the former Royal Messengers' lodgings, this museum has a fine collection of photographs and related items, including some of the earliest cameras belonging to Nicéphore Niepce and his associate Daguerre, some of the first colour photograph..
3 r. Boichot F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
The life of Dominique Vivant-Denon, artistic adviser to Napoleon I was almost a novel; wrote Philippe Sollers! The museum set up in an annex (18 C) to the old Ursuline Convent, had an important collection of 17 to 19 C paintings, medieval pottery, ob..
Rue Julien-Leneuveu F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This prestigious Rose Garden (25,000 plants) has it flowerbeds spread out in the middle of immense lawns dotted with conifers and young apple trees.
22, Boulevard De La Republique F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Housed in an elegant historical building, this charming hotel is located in the heart of Chalon-sur-Saône. It boasts a gourmet restaurant and offers refined rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Rooms at the Hotel Saint Regis are comfortable and decorated i..
35 Place de Beaune F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Kyriad Chalon-Sur-Saone Centre offers low-cost accommodation and guests have free access to the sauna. Chalon Cathedral is only a 7-minute walk from the hotel. A TV and a telephone are included in the guest rooms, which have a modern décor. Each roo..
32 avenue Jean Jaurès F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This hotel is ideally located in the heart of Chalon sur Saone, opposite the Station Square, and has a 200 m² spa with sauna and hammam. This 19th-century hotel offers contemporary design rooms and free Wi-Fi. Guest rooms at the Hotel Saint Georges ..
av. de l'Europe F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
11 r. de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Tradition at its best! On the île St-Laurent, this appealing establishment gives pride of place to local specialities. Diners with a sweet tooth will love the choice of desserts.
3 r. de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This hymn to Italy is eminently subtle and low-key. In a Venetian-inspired decor, diners can enjoy flavoursome cuisine that does full justice to fine French and Italian produce (wild fish, sucker lamb, white truffles from Alba), without forgetting th..
28 r. de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Le Bourgogne is a veritable institution! It features exposed beams, a resolutely rustic atmosphere and appealing traditional fare that proudly celebrates the region's culinary heritage.
31 r. de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This fine contemporary bistro has a welcoming setting. Enjoy delights like scallop risotto or Bresse poultry and garden vegetables. All washed down with fine Burgundy from the cellar!
32 av. J. -Jaurès F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This pleasant brasserie features traditional cuisine with a focus on regional specialities, as well as typical bistro fare. The chef works under the leadership of the famous Georges Blanc.