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Chenas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 9 km from Chenas

Visit Chenas: highlights and tourist information

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Chenas is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 9 km and Belleville at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chenas, 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 Chenas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 9 km (direction ), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Macon

Macon

at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Anse guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Theize guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 39 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Tournus

Tournus

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

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but...

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chenas

 
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Markets in and near Chenas

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (12km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (14km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (15km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Chenas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chenas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (10km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (21km)
  • Trevoux (30km)
  • Charlieu (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (22km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (38km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (46km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (17km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (28km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (42km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (10km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (13km)
  • Vonnas (21km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (61km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chenas is in the eastern-center of France at 51 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chenas is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chenas

Canton: Beaujeu

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69840

Distance to Chenas

from Lyon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 344 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaintre, Chanes, Chiroubles, Creches-sur-Saone, Emeringes, Fleurie, Julienas, Jullie, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Lancie, Pruzilly, Romaneche-Thorins, Saint-Amour-Bellevue, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, Saint-Verand, Vauxrenard and Villie-Morgon.

This page in French: Visiter Chenas

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