Charnay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charnay: highlights and tourist information

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Charnay is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Charnay is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 6 km and Anse at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charnay, 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 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 Rhone

Map of places to visit near Charnay

Markets in and near Charnay

  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (4km)
  • Anse: market Friday (6km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (10km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (12km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (13km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)

More information about Charnay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Charnay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (10km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (34km)
  • Saint-Galmier (43km)
  • Charlieu (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (20km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (49km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (6km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (19km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (20km)
  • Parc de Gerland (20km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (15km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)
  • Vonnas (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (16km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Charnay

Canton: Anse

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69380

Distance to Charnay

from Lyon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Amberieux, Anse, Bagnols, Chatillon, Chazay-d'Azergues, Chessy, Civrieux-d'Azergues, Fleurieux-sur-l'Arbresle, Frontenas, Lachassagne, Les Cheres, Lissieu, Lozanne, Lucenay, Marcilly-d'Azergues, Marcy, Moire, Morance, Nuelles, Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle, Saint-Jean-Des-Vignes and Theize.

This page in French: Visiter Charnay