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Charnay-les-Macon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charnay-les-Macon in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Macon at 4 km from Charnay-les-Macon

Visit Charnay-les-Macon: highlights and tourist information

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Charnay-les-Macon is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 4 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charnay-les-Macon, 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 Charnay-les-Macon in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Macon

Macon

at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cluny guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Brancion

Brancion

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cormatin guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 36 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 38 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 41 km (direction south), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Charnay-les-Macon

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Markets in and near Charnay-les-Macon

Market days in Charnay-les-Macon: weekly market: Friday;

  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (0km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (3km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (19km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Charnay-les-Macon, France

What to do at Charnay-les-Macon? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Charnay-les-Macon.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (5km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (25km)
  • Trevoux (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (7km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (17km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (27km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (44km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (28km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (36km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (5km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (26km)
  • Seille (Saône) (26km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Charnay-les-Macon is in the eastern-center of France at 3 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Charnay-les-Macon is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charnay-les-Macon

Canton: Mâcon-Centre

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71850

Distance to Charnay-les-Macon

from Macon (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 350 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 337 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 Charnay-les-Macon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaintre, Chasselas, Davaye, Fuisse, Hurigny, La Roche-Vineuse, Leynes, Macon, Prisse, Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone, Sance, Solutre-Pouilly, Varennes-les-Macon, Vergisson and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Charnay-les-Macon

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