Hotels in Saône et Loire
Saône et Loire Hotels
The SÃ¢one Valley and River show travelers a landscape of hills, orchards, vineyards and Romanesque churches. Chapaize has a small Romanesque church while Cormatin boasts a Renaissance ChÃ¢teau. There is the Romanesque Abbaye de St. Philibert near Tournus made of pale pink stone with a black and white stark interior. Other SÃ¢one-et-Loire attractions include the Museum Niepce dedicated to the inventor or photography and the ancient and renowned abbey at Cluny. Its ruins now are home to an Art museum. A flourmill sports its figured capitals. You can also find the small city of MÃ¢con in SÃ¢one-et-Loire sitting on the banks of the SÃ¢one River. The ancient 11th century stone bridge, the St. Laurent Bridge, is part of the MÃ¢con landscape. Other sights include the funerary basilica of St. Clement with its now restored 6th century sanctuary. From the remains of St. Vincent Cathedral, you can view the SÃ¢one Valley and MÃ¢con. Only two towers, the nave and the interconnecting bay remain today. Enjoy MÃ¢con cuisine and beverages, particularly the wines.