Chanes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chanes: highlights and tourist information

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Chanes is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy region (now part of the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region), in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Chanes is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 5 km and Macon at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chanes, 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 Chanes in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Chanes

Markets in and near Chanes

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (7km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (10km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (19km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (19km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (21km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Chanes, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chanes, France

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

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 (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (21km)
  • Trevoux (35km)
  • Charlieu (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (20km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (34km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (47km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (21km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (30km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (34km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (6km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (33km)
  • Seille (Saône) (33km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chanes

Canton: Chapelle-de-Guinchay

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71570

Distance to Chanes

from Macon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 346 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 343 km

Getting here

Chanes is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Chanes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaintre, Chasselas, Chenas, Creches-sur-Saone, Davaye, Fuisse, Julienas, Jullie, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Leynes, Macon, Pruzilly, Saint-Amour-Bellevue, Saint-Verand, Solutre-Pouilly, Varennes-les-Macon and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Chanes