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Chalon-sur-Saone Highlights
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The picturesque Chalon-sur-Saone is perfect for wine connoisseurs and history buffs.
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Located in Eastern France along the legendary Saone River, Chalon-sur-Saone is a fantastic place to visit during a European river cruise. This enchanting riverside town will place you directly in the Burgundy wine region, making it a perfect destination for wine connoisseurs. Visiting the area’s many vineyards and wineries are a must! When spending time in Chalon-sur-Saone, you will discover a great number of historic buildings, landmarks, museums, and more! Whether you want to learn all there is to know about large-scale regional trade, the birth of photography, or local customs and traditions, this is a wonderful port city to discover all of this and more!

CroisiEurope is the only cruise line that currently features cruises departing from Chalon-sur-Saone. Their intimate river ship, MS Van Gogh, will bring you from Chalon-sur-Saone to destinations within Western Europe. Cruises range in length from 4- to 6-nights and may include calls in popular ports such as Macon, Lyon, Avignon, Arles, and more! A great time to visit Chalon-sur-Saone, for the most ideal weather, is between May and October.

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Things to do near Chalon-sur-Saone

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Chalon-sur-Saone, along with a brief description:

♦ Musee Nicephore-Niepce

One of the most popular and highly-rated museums in Chalon-sur-Saone is Musee Nicephore-Niepce, a photography museum with interactive exhibits. When visiting this museum, you can learn everything you wanted to know about photography from its invention all the way to strides in digital photography today. Among the many exhibits, you can view collections over two million photographs and artifacts, including the world’s first camera, which was owned by inventor Nicephore Niepce. Whether you’re an aspiring photographer or you’re just interested in learning something new, you definitely don’t want to miss this incredible attraction!

♦ Chalon Cathedral

Another popular highlight of Chalon-sur-Saone is the 1,000-year old Chalon Cathedral, which is located right in the city center. Overlooking a tranquil square, you can easily admire the stunning architecture of this church from its outside while immersing yourself in every day city life. There’s also a peaceful water fountain in the square. Inside the Chalon Cathedral, you can admire beautiful tapestries, breathtaking stained-glass pieces, and a large organ. There are also a bunch of cafes, bars, and restaurants in the area, so you can easily grab a bite to eat before or after checking out this iconic landmark.

♦ Parc Georges Nouelle

If you’re looking to spend some time in Chalon-sur-Saone’s blissful weather, look no further than Parc Georges Nouelle. These stunning botanic gardens feature 1.5 hectares of over 600 plant species and walking trails. Plus, there is a chance you can catch a glimpse of some native wildlife, such as birds, rabbits, ducks, and more. It is a wonderful place to escape to with your family and friends, if you’re in need of some relaxing tranquility. Best of all, this park is located close to the city center, which makes getting there a breeze!

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