Chavanay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chavanay: highlights and tourist information

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Chavanay is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chavanay is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 3 km and Pelussin at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chavanay, 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 Chavanay 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 Loire

Map of places to visit near Chavanay

Markets in and near Chavanay

  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (6km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (7km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (15km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (19km)

More information about Chavanay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chavanay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)
  • Saint-Galmier (38km)
  • Cremieu (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (12km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (39km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (39km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Jardin japonais (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (10km)
  • Perdrix Crest (13km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (42km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (28km)
  • Ecully (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (19km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (39km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chavanay

Canton: Pélussin

Arrondissement: Saint-Étienne

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42410

Distance to Chavanay

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 420 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessey, Chuyer, Clonas-sur-Vareze, Condrieu, Le Peage-de-Roussillon, Les Roches-de-Condrieu, Lupe, Maclas, Malleval, Pavezin, Pelussin, Roisey, Roussillon, Saint-Alban-du-Rhone, Saint-Clair-du-Rhone, Saint-Maurice-l'Exil, Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Saint-Prim and Verin.

This page in French: Visiter Chavanay