How to reach us by car

71800 Vareilles is located in the Department of Saône et Loire (71) the most southern part of Burgundy.

If you have a navigation system with the ability to enter coordinates then that is the easiest.

The coordinates of Chambre d'Hôtes Le Cray are:

N 46° 17 ' 54.2 ", E 4° 15 ' 30.0"   or

N 46.29839°, E 4.25833°              or

N 46° E 4° 15,500 17,903 '

The method of notation is depending on your navigation system these coordinates give the exact position of the entrance of your (our) car park!

The navigation system will most likely guide you, coming from the North, via our Route option 2.

Coming from the North !

Warning!

A car with bikes on the bike carrier met on this route 15 speed bumps!

You better take  Exit 26 Chalon-Sud (this is via our Route option 2 below) to follow the route. 

If you are traveling on the map, then the (possible) route is as follows.

Route option 1

(Distance Exit 24.1-> Le Cray is 115km and takes 1u41min)

Route Option 1 is what we call the 'relaxing-route' coming from the North via the Route Soleil-the A6, then take exit-fr.jpg Exit 24.1 Beaune/Beaune-Hospices: about 600m after the Paying Office there is a roundabout which you go ¾, take the third exit and then on the D1074.

After about 3.5km turn on the roundabout and take the 3rd exit, the D974, direction Chalon s/Saone/Mersault/Chagny.After 2.5km you take the 3rd exit at the roundabout and take the D974. When you passes the D909 (under the traffic bridge) the D974 becomes the D974BIS and because of the French ‘clarity’ the D947BIS returns after 3 - 4km again into the D974.

Continue the D974 till the T-bifurcation, you take the left side (Toutes Directions) and now you are before the roundabout of the N80, you take the first exit Direction Creusot/Autun (N70).

Follow the N70 towards Paray-le-Monial, Paray take direction Geneva/Mâcon (N79) to, and then after about 4 km turn right in the direction of Lungy-les-D270 Charolles.

After Lugny-les-Charolles, the D270 continues direction La Clayette at the D985 you take the right turn direction La Clayette.

Arrived in La Clayette you take on the first roundabout, the first exit (right) and you are still on the D985.

Just passing the station and the former Hotel ‘La Gare’ you go right, over the railroad crossing, towards the D989 and direction Baudemont/Vareilles.

Follow the D989 and arrives in Vareilles.

In Vareilles turn right the D279 direction Amanzé and after 100 m take the 2nd left direction En Fayolle.

Follow the road and after 130 m on your right is your parking lot of Bed & Breakfast Le Cray .

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Route option 2 

(Distance Exit 24.1-> Exit 26-> Le Cray is 140.5km and also takes 1u41min)

Option 2 seems faster, your Route is a little longer on the Turnpike (toll), but over time it is as fast as Option 1.

If you are coming from the North via the Route Soleil-the A6, then take the exit at Chalon-sur-Saône: Exit exit-fr.jpg 26 Chalon-Sud.

After the Paying Office left lane!, you will arrive at the roundabout of the N80 and after 200 m take the 2nd exit direction Montceau-Les-Mines and then (after 28 km), via the roundabout of the N80, take the 2nd exit direction Montceau-Les-Mines/Moulins (the N70). 

Follow the N70 direction Paray-le-Monial. At Paray take direction Geneva/Mâcon the N79, and then after about 4 km turn right at the direction of Lungy-les-Charolles D270.
Starting from Lugny-lès-Charolles, continue the D270 direction La Clayette and at the t-junction turn right the D985 on, direction St Symphorien des Bois/La Clayette.

Your navigation system can advise you at Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais (at traffic light) to turn right and then take a shortcut to 71800 Vareilles, otherwise, go straight on in the direction of La Clayette.

Arrived in La Clayette, at the first roundabout, take the first exit (right) and then you are still on the D985.

Just past the station and after (former) Hotel de la Gare, turn right go over the railwaycrossing direction D989 Baudemont/Vareilles.

Follow the D989 and arrives in Vareilles.

In Vareilles turn right the D279 direction Amanzé and after 100 m take the 2nd left direction En Fayolle.

Follow the road and after 130 m on your right is your parking lot of Bed & Breakfast Le Cray .

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Download the PDF: -Route pointer to 71800 Vareilles, Chambre d'Hôtes Le Cray-(5 pages 526kB)

The Route Guide PDF includes both the routes from North and from South as described.

Coming from the South

Route option 1 

Coming from the South keep direction Mâcon-Paris Route Soleil, the A6 motorway, follow the 2 right lanes to exit  33.1-33.2, direction Limonest/Roanne,

Keep on these 2 lanes the left lane to follow the N6 direction A89                     (Clermont/Toutes Directions).

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and continue on the N6. Now direction     Villefranche s/Saône.

Follow now the D306. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit (left lane)       towards Dommartin/Civrieux d'Azergues on the D385.

Follow the D385 about 54 km. At La Joie  the D385 goes over in the D485,     after 5 km, the D485 over in the D985.

You follow the D985 about 16 km direction La Clayette, then turn left (get in   lane!) over the railwaycrossing direction Baudemont/Vareilles. You are then   on the D989.

Follow the D989 about 4 km and you enter Vareilles.

In Vareilles turn right the D279 direction Amanzé and after 100 m take the   2nd left direction En Fayolle.

Follow the road and after 130 m on your right is your parking lot of Bed &       Breakfast Le Cray .


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Route option 2

(additional on the A6:15.7 km = 10 min)

Coming from the South keep direction Mâcon-Paris Route Soleil, the A6 motorway, follow the 2 right lanes to :

Belleville sur Saône exit  30-A6) (59.8 km = 1 h 6 min to Vareilles-   Le Cray)

Coming from Lyon keeps direction Mâcon-Paris Autoroute A6.

Take the exit for Autoroute Belleville sur Saône ( Sorti 30) direction Maçon-La Clayette-Chaufailles.

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit direction Villié-Morgon on the D337        you now travels through les Vignobles du Beaujolais.

Follow the D337 to 2 km beyond Beaujeu. Enter Les Dêpots, turn right onto   the D43 and 10.5 km further is Monsols.

The D43 continues in Monsols and 16 km further at Le Sordet the D43           becames the D987 direction La Clayette follow this till you are in La Clayette.

In La Clayette, turn left (take the left-hand lane!) and passes the           railwaycrossing direction Baudemont/Vareilles the D989.

Follow the D989 and then you arrive at Vareilles.

In Vareilles turn right the D279 direction Amanzé and after 100 m take the     2nd left direction En Fayolle.

Follow the road and after 130 m on your right is your parking lot of Bed &       Breakfast Le Cray .

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Route Option 3

Coming from Roanne (45.3 km = 1 hour to Vareilles-Le Cray)

Take the direction Digoin (D482) at Poully-sous-Charlieu turn right             direction Charlieu (D487)

In Charlieu turn right the (D4) in the direction of La Clayette in Saint-           Denise-the-Cab changed the D4 in D57, arrived at the D487 turn right in       the direction of La Clayette and continue to in La Clayette.

In La Clayette, turn left (take the left-hand lane!) and passes the                     railwaycrossing direction Baudemont/Vareilles on the D989

Follow the D989 and then you arrive at Vareilles.

In Vareilles turn right the D279 direction Amanzé and after 100m take the 2nd left direction En Fayolle.

Follow the road and after 130 m on your right is your parking lot of Bed &       Breakfast Le Cray . 

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Route Option 4

Coming from Marcigny (20.3 km = 24 min to Vareilles-Le Cray)

Take the direction of La Clayette D989 and Vareilles is 7 km after St               Christophe en Brionnais.

Follow the D989 and then you arrive at Vareilles.

In Vareilles turn left the D279 direction Amanzé and after 100 m take the 2nd left direction En Fayolle.

Follow the road and after 130 m on your right is your parking lot of Bed &       Breakfast Le Cray .

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