Located in the heart of the vineyards between Cote Chalonnaise and Côte de Beaune, Chagny, capital of Canton is located at the crossroads of routes. Near the A6, on the tourist route of the great wines, it is crossed by the canal that runs along the center recently a bike path, Green Lane.
The city has about 6000 inhabitants and has many tourist attractions.
The city has been awarded the "green holiday". The criteria for this quality charter allow it to stand out in terms of welcoming tourists, protected environment, outdoor activities, lodging, shops and services, tourism and dynamic presence of a two-star tourist office on the town.
Natural areas are also a major concern which ensures a balance between urbanization and natural, so the city is one of the "towns and villages in bloom" and got a first flower in 2005 in the regional competition of flower . She currently competes for the second.