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Chauffailles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chauffailles in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 20 km from Chauffailles

Visit Chauffailles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 20 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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Chauffailles, 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 Chauffailles 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 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Paray-le-Monial

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cluny guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Macon

Macon

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Macon guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cormatin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chauffailles

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Markets in and near Chauffailles

Market days in Chauffailles: weekly market: Friday;

  • Chauffailles: market Friday (0km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Marcigny: market Monday (24km)
  • Charolles: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Chauffailles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (14km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (21km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (33km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (33km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (52km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (4km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (18km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (21km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (33km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Chauffailles is in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Chauffailles is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chauffailles

Canton: Chauffailles

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71170

Distance to Chauffailles

from Macon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 559 km

from Nice: 361 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 369 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 Chauffailles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anglure-sous-Dun, Azolette, Belleroche, Belmont-de-la-Loire, Chassigny-sous-Dun, Coublanc, Ecoche, Mussy-sous-Dun, Saint-Clement-de-Vers, Saint-Germain-la-Montagne and Saint-Igny-de-Roche.

This page in French: Visiter Chauffailles

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