Chanas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Malleval at 10 km from Chanas

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Chanas is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chanas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 10 km and Pelussin at 16 km.

Chanas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


at 16 km (direction north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
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at 28 km (direction south), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Ardeche department

The ramparts, medieval gateways and village centre are the highlights of your...

See Desaignes guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide

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Markets in and near Chanas

  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (4km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (4km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (5km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (12km)
  • Annonay: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Vallier: market Thursday (17km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Chanas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (45km)
  • Saint-Galmier (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (34km)
  • Parc Jouvet (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (18km)
  • Perdrix Crest (21km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (35km)
  • Montelier (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (32km)

Geography and distances

Chanas is in the east of France at 72 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chanas is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chanas

Canton: Roussillon

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38150

Distance to Chanas

from Grenoble (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 264 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnin, Anjou, Anneyron, Bogy, Bouge-Chambalud, Champagne, Le Peage-de-Roussillon, Limony, Peyraud, Roussillon, Sablons, Saint-Rambert-d'Albon, Salaise-sur-Sanne, Serrieres and Ville-sous-Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Chanas


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