Chalon sur Saone

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Overview

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 (...)

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Getting there You can get to Chalon sur Saone from Avignon, Lyon and Marseille. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 02:32 HK$150
From Nice 05:45 HK$350
From Frankfurt 04:54 HK$588
From Avignon 02:19 HK$330
From Lyon 00:59 HK$195
From Marseille 02:49 HK$530
From Montpellier 03:00 HK$380
From Dijon 00:32 HK$104
From Aix En Provence Tgv 02:34 HK$430
From Strasbourg 02:40 HK$200
From Mulhouse 01:49 HK$200
From Karlsruhe 03:42 HK$495
From Toulon 03:57 HK$720
From Metz 03:46 HK$330
From Nancy 03:05 HK$360
From Baden Baden 03:20 HK$478
From Chagny 00:09 HK$90
From Macon 00:25 HK$94
From Beaune 00:17 HK$90
From St Leger Sur Dheu 00:27 HK$90
From Nuits St Georges 00:33 HK$91
From Villefranche Saone 00:55 HK$168
From Tournus 00:13 HK$90


Getting around From Chalon sur Saone, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Chagny 00:14 HK$90
To Tournus 00:17 HK$90
To Beaune 00:25 HK$90
To St Leger Sur Dheu 02:27 HK$90
To Nuits St Georges 02:37 HK$91
To Dijon 03:12 HK$104
To Baden Baden 03:21 HK$390
To Macon 03:30 HK$111
To Lyon 03:34 HK$175
To Mulhouse 03:39 HK$200
To Paray Le Monial 03:41 HK$165
To Montpellier 04:17 HK$426
To Nimes 04:33 HK$270
To Avignon 04:52 HK$330
To Frankfurt 04:57 HK$390
To Aix En Provence Tgv 05:08 HK$290
To Nancy 05:19 HK$295
To Strasbourg 05:19 HK$200
To Karlsruhe 05:33 HK$495
To Paris 05:59 HK$240
To Marseille 06:12 HK$290
To Narbonne 06:46 HK$479
To Toulon 08:24 HK$470
To Nice 10:12 HK$556

While you're there

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.

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  • "To Paris"    
    Stairs are always a problem getting to train. However the train ride was great, good comfort and quick travel— was relaxing. Thanks Wish we had this in the US  
  • "Smooth transfers and on time"    
    Train transfer from Paris went smoothly and enjoyed the ride.  
  • "Travel by Train - it’s great"    
    Excellent, efficient way to travel in Europe. Great connections and good value for money. Especially recommended for people travelling with only a 20 inch (European size limit) carry on bag. Large suitcases don't fit well and are a hindrance to everyone.  
  • "ok"    
    Nice  
  • "Running for the TGV"    
    The biggest problem is that the platform the train will arrive at is shown on the board only 15 minutes before the train's scheduled departure. This makes it difficult for the elderly to reach the platform in time - especially if they have heavy suitcases. The TGV has lost all appearance of glamour. It needs a make-over.