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Chatenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatenay: highlights and tourist information

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Chatenay is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 15 km and Dombes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatenay, 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 Chatenay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages...

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
 
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Cremieu

Cremieu

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

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu...

See Cremieu guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Anse

Anse

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Macon

Macon

at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Theize

Theize

at 46 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Chatenay

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Markets in and near Chatenay

  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (17km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (18km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (19km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Chatenay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (51km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (61km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (37km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)
  • Parc de Gerland (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (32km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (38km)
  • Roche de Solutré (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (24km)
  • Vonnas (26km)
  • Macon (41km)
  • Ecully (44km)
  • Morestel (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatenay is in the east of France at 19 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chatenay is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatenay

Canton: Chalamont

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chatenay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 342 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chalamont, Dompierre-sur-Veyle, Saint-Nizier-le-Desert and Villette-sur-Ain.

This page in French: Visiter Chatenay

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