Chaneins tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chaneins: highlights and tourist information

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Chaneins is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 32 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chaneins is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 8 km and Dombes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chaneins, 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 Chaneins 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 Chaneins

Markets in and near Chaneins

  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (7km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (17km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (18km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (19km)

More information about Chaneins, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chaneins, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chaneins.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (25km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (40km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (11km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (21km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (25km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (33km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (35km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (17km)
  • Macon (23km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (36km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaneins

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chaneins

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 446 km

from Strasbourg: 352 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baneins, Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne, Genouilleux, Guereins, Lurcy, Mogneneins, Montceaux, Peyzieux-sur-Saone, Saint-Etienne-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans and Valeins.

This page in French: Visiter Chaneins