- The basilica is the major attraction in Paray-le-Monial. It was established in the 11th century and is nowadays quite popular with pilgrims.
- The 18th-century cloister.
- Club 4 is the only real club in town.
- Hotel 3 Pigeons
- Hotel Terminus which is in a short walking distance of the station. It has a wonderful garden to sit in in summer.
The town is not very dangerous and there is hardly any crime. You can walk through the town at night at any time. Especially when it's pilgrim-season you should be careful as there are many tourists in town around that time.