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Cenves tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cenves in Rhone

Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 7 km from Cenves

Visit Cenves: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 7 km and Macon at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cenves, 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 Cenves in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 7 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

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

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest...

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnols guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 40 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cenves

 
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Markets in and near Cenves

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (12km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (18km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (22km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (25km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (27km)

More information about Cenves, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cenves, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (6km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (29km)
  • Trevoux (38km)
  • Charlieu (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (14km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (17km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (39km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (42km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (45km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (45km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (23km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (24km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (36km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (6km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (36km)
  • Seille (Saône) (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (14km)
  • Vonnas (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cenves is in the eastern-center of France at 58 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Cenves is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cenves

Canton: Monsols

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69840

Distance to Cenves

from Lyon (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 437 km

from Strasbourg: 347 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasselas, Emeringes, Germolles-sur-Grosne, Julienas, Jullie, Ouroux, Pruzilly, Saint-Jacques-Des-Arrets, Saint-Mamert, Serrieres, Solutre-Pouilly, Tramayes and Vergisson.

This page in French: Visiter Cenves

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