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Chatenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatenay in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 23 km from Chatenay

Visit Chatenay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 23 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 25 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 Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

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

Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

As well as the pretty village itself, you can...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 25 km (direction west)

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

See Paray-le-Monial basilica guide
Paray-le-Monial

Paray-le-Monial

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the...

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Macon

Macon

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Brancion guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatenay

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Markets in and near Chatenay

  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (10km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (26km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (27km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (27km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (31km)

More information about Chatenay, Burgundy

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.

Grand sites of France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (22km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (48km)
  • Trevoux (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (12km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (23km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (24km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (25km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (25km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (28km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (38km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (43km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (6km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (7km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (15km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (26km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (50km)
  • Seille (Saône) (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (18km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chatenay is in the eastern-center of France at 34 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Chatenay is 323 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatenay

Canton: Clayette

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71800

Distance to Chatenay

from Macon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 323 km

from Calais: 550 km

from Nice: 366 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 359 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 Chatenay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigueperse, Bois-Sainte-Marie, Curbigny, Gibles, Montmelard, Saint-Igny-de-Vers, Saint-Racho and Varennes-sous-Dun.

This page in French: Visiter Chatenay

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