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
3 rue 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..
1 Impasse Milon F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This old Benedictine chapel was constructed between 1698 and 1713 in an Italianate style. The facade remodelled in the 19 C is impressive. Inside 17 C statues, sculpted stalls and a Regency organ topped by Saul playing a harp.
Place St-Vincent F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This square in the heart of old Chalon is flanked by half timbered houses and is enlivened on Fridays and Sunday mornings by a market. A pleasant contemporary fountain and terrace cafes only add to its charm.
10 rue des Jacobines F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Prix Prices from : 36 €
The Jacobines is located in central Chalon-sur-Saone, 400 metres from Chalon Cathedral and 500 metres from the Saône River. Each room has a private bathroom, TV and free Wi-Fi. The Hotel Des Jacobines offers a full breakfast and guests can find a nu..
"""The garden, the quiet, sunny and very comfortable rooms, the log fire in the lounge and the fragrant Turkish bath... everything one can dream of for total relaxation. Elegance, comfort and service are the key words at Villa Boucica..
Prix Prices from : 48 €
Located on the river bank in Chalon-sur-Saone, this hotel offers individually decorated guest rooms with a TV and free internet access. The train station is just 50 metres away. Guest rooms are equipped with a telephone and feature a view of the riv..
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.
3 r. de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This ode to Italy is delivered with finesse and subtlety. It offers tasty cuisine with pasta and truffle dishes taking pride of place, accompanied by some superb Italian wines.
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.
32 r. de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Around 30 restaurants line this street, but this little gem stands out. Parcours is a convivial setting in which its chef creates astutely inventive and tasty cuisine using the finest ingredients.
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.