Chardonnay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chardonnay: highlights and tourist information

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Chardonnay 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 23 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Chardonnay is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Brancion at 5 km and Tournus at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chardonnay, 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 Chardonnay in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Chardonnay

Markets in and near Chardonnay

  • Tournus: market Saturday (7km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (14km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (17km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (23km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (24km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (28km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (31km)

More information about Chardonnay, Burgundy

Tourist attractions near Chardonnay, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (26km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (6km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (7km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (20km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (20km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (6km)
  • Seille (Saône) (6km)
  • Roche de Solutré (26km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (24km)
  • Vonnas (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chardonnay

Canton: Lugny

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71700

Distance to Chardonnay

from Macon (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 541 km

from Nice: 365 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 316 km

Getting here

Chardonnay 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 Chardonnay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bissy-la-Maconnaise, Burgy, Cruzille, Farges-les-Macon, Grevilly, La Chapelle-sous-Brancion, Lacrost, Le Villars, Lugny, Martailly-les-Brancion, Montbellet, Ozenay, Plottes, Royer, Tournus and Uchizy.

This page in French: Visiter Chardonnay