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Chalon-sur-Saone, let yourself be tempted by Burgundy
Chalon sur Saone was built along the Saone river during Antiquity. It is a French city of about 45 500 inhabitants in the centre-east of the country, in Burgundy. Chalon sur Saone is listed as French Town of Art and History.
Once you reach Chalon-sur-Saone by train, you can discover the charming old historic district of the city with its half-timbering houses, towers, turrets and lovely little streets.
Chalon sur Saone is also equipped with fortifications from the 16th century and a sumptuous Italian Theatre. The Saint Vincent cathedral built from the 11th century is worth the detour because of its neo-gothic facade and its splendid cloister. On the City Hall Square, you will admire the Saint Pierre church in baroque style. If you’re a shutterbug, you should reach the Nicéphore-Niépce Museum, offering an interesting collection of contemporary pictures.
The Vivant-Denon Museum houses a large collection commemorating the archaeology, the decorative art, the History and the Fine Arts.
Getting to and from Chalon sur Saone
|From Aix En Provence Tgv||02:34|
|From Baden Baden||03:20|
|From Nuits St Georges||00:33|
|From St Leger Sur Dheu||00:27|
|From Villefranche Saone||00:55|
|To St Leger Sur Dheu||02:27|
|To Nuits St Georges||02:37|
|To Baden Baden||03:21|
|To Paray Le Monial||03:41|
|To Aix En Provence Tgv||05:08|
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