East of the town centre is Chalon’s modern aquatic centre, and although a pool complex might not seem like the most inspiring day out, this one in Chalon is a different class: There are indoor and outdoor pools,  and the centre springs to life in summer when there’s lots more on offer. With some 2,500 […]

The Nicéphore-Niépce museum in Chalon-sur-Saône is a museum of the history of photography from 1972 , labeled Musée de France and dedicated to the inventor of photography Nicéphore Niépce ( 1765 – 1833 ), in Chalon-sur- Saône in Saône-et-Loire ( Bourgogne-Franche-Comté ). Characteristics  Support for French and international creation, reception in residences, constitution of a body of works capable of giving a complete vision of an artist’s career, production of prints under the direction of photographers, opening up […]

Chalon-sur-Saône is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. It is the largest city in the department; however, the department capital is the smaller city of Mâcon. Country France Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Department Saône-et-Loire Canton Chalon-sur-Saône-1, 2 and 3 Government  Mayor (2020–2026) Gilles Platret Area1 15.22 km2 (5.88 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 45,096 Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Geography Chalon-sur-Saône lies in the south […]