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Chanay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chanay in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 27 km from Chanay

Visit Chanay: highlights and tourist information

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Chanay is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 27 km and Annecy at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chanay, 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 Chanay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your...

See Belley guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it...

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
 
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Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

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

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Talloires

Talloires

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

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction north-east)

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 51 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very...

See La Clusaz guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake...

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chanay

 
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Markets in and near Chanay

  • Seyssel: market Monday (7km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (12km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (14km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (18km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (21km)
  • Albens: market Friday (27km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (27km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Chanay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chanay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (38km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (41km)
  • Cremieu (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (40km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (22km)
  • Mont Veyrier (33km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (34km)
  • Roc de Chere (37km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (44km)
  • Col de la Faucille (45km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chanay is in the east of France at 48 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chanay is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chanay

Canton: Seyssel

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chanay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 281 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 323 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassy, Challonges, Chene-en-Semine, Corbonod, Franclens, Injoux-Genissiat, Lhopital, Seyssel, Seyssel, Surjoux and Usinens.

This page in French: Visiter Chanay

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