What to do and see

Discover our region

Located in the district of Saone & Loire in the South of Burgundy, the Charolais region offers much to do in terms of tourism, culture, sports, and of course good food.

Le Montet is close to 2 small towns with shopping facilities (Palinges and Genelard).

What to do in Le Montet :
The canal offers fishing and walking along the towpath
The lake (distance 500m) offers fishing, snack-bar in the summer (fishing permits for sale in the tobacconist’s in Palinges)

Nearby :
- Discover the village (distance 1 km) : http://otpalinges.esy.es/
- History of the village : http://palingesaupasse.esy.es/
- Palinges area newsletter: http://lepalingeois.magix.net/public/index3.html
- virtual Palinges tourist office : http://otpalinges.esy.es/
- Palinges city hall : http://mairiepalinges.raidghost.com/index.html
Digoine: the castle        Palinges: the church

Perrecy les Forges
The priory
Hiking trails

Ciry le Noble

Within 20 kms
Charolles was Charles the Bold’s city, it features many relics from the 15th and 16th centuries.
Priory Museum

Charolais House
Lime Kilns (Vendenesse les Charolles)

Paray le Monial
A city of cultural and spiritual interest with the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, a masterpiece of local romanesque 12th century art, Paray le Monial is proud of its rich and beautiful heritage.

Between 20 and 50 kms
Neuvy-Granchamp (27kms)
Museum of Agriculture Equipment

Digoin (27kms)
Ceramic Museum
Forge/smithy museum
Canal bridge
Hiking and Green Trail

La Clayette (36 kms)
Chocolate factory Bernard Dufoux
Chateau de Drée (in Curbigny)
Le Pays clayettois et son patrimoine

Le Creusot (38 kms)
Château de la Verrerie
Le Parc de loisirs des Combes – family fun park
Mining Museum (located in Blanzy)

Saint-Christophe-en-Brionnais (39 kms)
On Wednesdays: cattle market

Romanesque churches in the Brionnais region

Marcigny (41 kms)
Le Musée de la Tour du Moulin
Horse carriage museum

Bourbon-Lancy (43 kms)
The old quarter with half-timbered houses, a belfry, gardens and fountains
The Spa

Iguerande (50 kms)
Leblanc Artisan Oil Factory