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Chanay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chanay: highlights and tourist information

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Chanay is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 48 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chanay is 409 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Chanay


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 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)


Geography and distances

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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