Chalon-sur-Saône is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France. It is situated on the banks of the Saone in the heart of the 'route de vin' from Beaune to Cluny. You can visit some of the outstanding wine-making villages of the Cote de Beaune including Santenay, Remigny and Puligny-Montrachet.
Chalon's port and riverside quarter is particularly pleasant and well worth investigating. There are four museums worth visiting including Musee Niepce, covering the work of Chalon's famous son Niepce, who invented photography.
Things to see and do
* St. Vincent’s Cathedral
* City Square
* Musee Niepce
* Port & riverside quarter
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 15.22 km²
Population – 48,500 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location - The port at Chalon-sur-Saone is located on the Saone River.
Travel Links – The Gare de Chalon-sur-Saône railway station offers connections with Paris, Dijon, Lyon and several regional destinations.
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