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Avenas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 15 km from Avenas

Visit Avenas: highlights and tourist information

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Avenas is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 15 km and Belleville at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Avenas, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Avenas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Macon

Macon

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide
 
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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 28 km (direction south)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 31 km (direction south)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 42 km (direction south)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Avenas

 
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Markets in and near Avenas

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (17km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (19km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (20km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (23km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (24km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (26km)

Hotels near Avenas

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Tourist attractions near Avenas, France

What to do at Avenas? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avenas.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (28km)
  • Trevoux (31km)
  • Charlieu (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (25km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (34km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (47km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (47km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (17km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (19km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (35km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (44km)
  • Seille (Saône) (44km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (21km)
  • Vonnas (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Avenas is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Avenas is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avenas

Canton: Beaujeu

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69430

Distance to Avenas

from Lyon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 356 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Avenas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaujeu, Chiroubles, Emeringes, Jullie, Lantignie, Les Ardillats, Ouroux, Saint-Didier-sur-Beaujeu, Vauxrenard, Vernay and Villie-Morgon.

This page in French: Visiter Avenas

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