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Chanes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chanes in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 5 km from Chanes

Visit Chanes: highlights and tourist information

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Chanes is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

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!

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 8 km (direction north-east)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 16 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple...

See Belleville guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France...

See Cluny guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important...

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th...

See Cormatin guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 35 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 35 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest...

See Oingt guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus,...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 37 km (direction east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chanes

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Chanes, France

What to do at Chanes? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Chanes is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Chanes is 341 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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