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 ₹ 1,145
From Nice 05:45 ₹ 2,672
From Frankfurt 04:54 ₹ 4,427
From Avignon 02:19 ₹ 2,519
From Lyon 00:59 ₹ 1,450
From Marseille 02:49 ₹ 4,046
From Montpellier 03:00 ₹ 2,901
From Dijon 00:32 ₹ 763
From Aix En Provence Tgv 02:34 ₹ 3,282
From Strasbourg 02:40 ₹ 1,527
From Mulhouse 01:49 ₹ 1,527
From Karlsruhe 03:42 ₹ 3,740
From Toulon 03:57 ₹ 5,496
From Metz 03:46 ₹ 2,519
From Nancy 03:05 ₹ 2,748
From Baden Baden 03:20 ₹ 3,588
From Chagny 00:09 ₹ 687
From Macon 00:25 ₹ 687
From Beaune 00:17 ₹ 687
From St Leger Sur Dheu 00:27 ₹ 687
From Nuits St Georges 00:33 ₹ 687
From Villefranche Saone 00:55 ₹ 1,221
From Tournus 00:13 ₹ 687


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

To Chagny 00:14 ₹ 687
To Tournus 00:17 ₹ 687
To Beaune 00:25 ₹ 687
To St Leger Sur Dheu 02:27 ₹ 687
To Nuits St Georges 02:37 ₹ 687
To Dijon 03:12 ₹ 763
To Baden Baden 03:21 ₹ 2,977
To Macon 03:30 ₹ 840
To Lyon 03:34 ₹ 1,298
To Mulhouse 03:39 ₹ 1,527
To Paray Le Monial 03:41 ₹ 1,221
To Montpellier 04:17 ₹ 3,206
To Nimes 04:33 ₹ 2,061
To Avignon 04:52 ₹ 2,519
To Frankfurt 04:57 ₹ 2,977
To Aix En Provence Tgv 05:08 ₹ 2,214
To Nancy 05:19 ₹ 2,214
To Strasbourg 05:19 ₹ 1,527
To Karlsruhe 05:33 ₹ 3,740
To Paris 05:59 ₹ 1,832
To Marseille 06:12 ₹ 2,214
To Narbonne 06:46 ₹ 3,588
To Toulon 08:24 ₹ 3,588
To Nice 10:12 ₹ 4,198

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.