Things to see and do - Chalon-sur-Saône
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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
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 Niépce and his associate Daguerre, some of the first colour photograph..
3 r. Boichot
The life of Dominique Vivant Denon, artistic adviser to Napoleon I could have been a novel... and Philippe Sollers wrote it! The museum, housed in an annexe (18 C) to the former Couvent des Ursulines, has a significant collection of 17C to 20C painti..
The majestic River Saône rises 395m up at Vioménil, where the Lorraine plateau meets the Vosges. It enters Burgundy at Pontailler and joins the Rhône at Lyon. Its very gentle drop in altitude and regularity of flow make for a slow and docile river, n..
10 rue des Jacobines F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
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..
22, Boulevard De La Republique F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Prix Prices from : 72 €
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..
7 Avenue Boucicaut F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
Prix Prices from : 50 €
Located in Chalon, Hotel de la Colombière is 250 metres away from the railway station. Set in a former coaching inn, this hotel has a closed inner courtyard. Hotel de la Colombière features rooms with parquet floor, flat-screen TV and WiFi access. E..
32 avenue Jean-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.
avenue de l'Europe F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
31 rue de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
This lovely neo-bistro is truly inviting. Sample the marbled foie gras with shallot confit, and smoked salmon, scallops with citrus fruit juice, as well as vegetables and red berries from the garden (the chef has two vegetable gardens outside of town..
11 rue 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.
14 rue de Strasbourg F - 71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
At this restaurant a couple works in tandem. Monsieur, in the kitchens, composes creative cuisine inspired by good fresh ingredients and a touch of spice. While, Madame, in the restaurant, makes sure diners receive a warm welcome. There is no risk of..