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Chenay-le-Chatel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Semur-en-Brionnais at 12 km from Chenay-le-Chatel

Visit Chenay-le-Chatel: highlights and tourist information

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Chenay-le-Chatel is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Semur-en-Brionnais at 12 km and Anzy-le-Duc at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chenay-le-Chatel, 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 Chenay-le-Chatel 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 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Anzy-le-Duc

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Lapalisse

Lapalisse

at 23 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The renaissance style Chateau de la Palice, its internal...

See Lapalisse guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 29 km (direction north-east)

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 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Paray-le-Monial guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 41 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for its bottled...

See Vichy guide
Chateldon

Chateldon

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule

at 51 km (direction west), in the Allier department

The quiet town of Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule lacks major monuments but...

See Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating...

See Thiers guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Moulins

Moulins

at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Allier department

In the historic centre of Moulins it is the cathedral that...

See Moulins guide

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Map of places to visit near Chenay-le-Chatel

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Markets in and near Chenay-le-Chatel

  • Marcigny: market Monday (9km)
  • Le Donjon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Lapalisse: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Le Mayet-de-Montagne: market Monday (27km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Digoin: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Paray-le-Monial: market Friday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Chenay-le-Chatel, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (12km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (14km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (14km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (16km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (28km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (39km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (21km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (22km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (42km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Le PAL (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc d'Attractions et Animalier (PAL) (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chenay-le-Chatel is in the eastern-center of France at 69 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Chenay-le-Chatel is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chenay-le-Chatel

Canton: Marcigny

Arrondissement: Charolles

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71340

Distance to Chenay-le-Chatel

from Macon (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 547 km

from Nice: 384 km

from Bordeaux: 384 km

from Strasbourg: 388 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 Chenay-le-Chatel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artaix, Chambilly, La Pacaudiere, Melay, Urbise and Vivans.

This page in French: Visiter Chenay-le-Chatel

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