Avenas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avenas: highlights and tourist information

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Avenas is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Avenas is 341 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Avenas

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)

More information about Avenas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Avenas, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avenas

Canton: Beaujeu

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-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