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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire

Charnay-lès-Mâcon - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Saône-et-Loire

Gateway to the bustling hub leading to rock Solutré and Vergisson Charnay-lès-Mâcon now has about 7000 inhabitants. Marked by the diversity and richness of its landscapes, the city is worth a look between sports, leisure, heritage and lifestyle.

For nature lovers, the greenway offers several hiking routes and walks. An orientation table overlooking the vineyards and landscapes of the valley Lamartian allows the discovery of the region.

For lovers of heritage, wash houses, Romanesque church or ancient hamlets to discover step by step ... not to mention the field Champgrenon where you can visit an icebox of the 19th century and an old oil mill restaurée.

Gastronomy: During your stay you can taste the wines and enjoy the wines of the Mâconnais. Also try local products, to find in restaurants and on the market. To delight your taste buds!

A tradition of wine: The wine has a special place in the Mâconnais and Charnay are planted 124 hectares, all classified in AOC. The town is renowned for its production of wines with a "Macon", "Macon-Villages", "Macon-Charnay," "Burgundy Red" and the Crémant de Bourgogne. Fifteen growers, traders, a wine cellar, two laboratories oenological testify to his reputation wine that began, according to legend, 1660, when Claude Brosse, made known its wines to Louis the 14th!

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.3098590 (N 46° 18’ 35”)
Longitude4.8004590 (E 4° 48’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 179m to 310m
Surface area12.56 km²
Population7188 inhabitants
Density572 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMâcon (3.8 km, 8 min)
Insee code71105
IntercommunalityCA du Mâconnais- Val de Saône

Nearest cities & towns

Mâcon3.6 km (8 min)
Chevagny-les-Chevrières4.3 km (6 min)
Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône4.6 km (10 min)
Prissé5.4 km (7 min)
Davayé5.6 km (8 min)
Loché5.9 km (8 min)
Solutré-Pouilly6.2 km (11 min)
Hurigny6.4 km (11 min)
Sancé6.6 km (11 min)
Vinzelles6.7 km (9 min)
Fuissé6.8 km (10 min)
Varennes-lès-Mâcon7.2 km (10 min)
Replonges7.9 km (12 min)
Vergisson7.9 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities


Domain Champgrenon
Domain Champgrenon
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Mill, Domaine de Champgrenon
Mill, Domaine de Champgrenon
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Romanesque church Sainte-Madeleine
Romanesque church Sainte-Madeleine
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Green Lane
Green Lane
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Friday 27 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 9°C
Saturday 28 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 9°C
Sunday 29 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Helicopter flight over Bourgogne
Sports sensations69 € to 138 € Charnay-lès-Mâcon
Tour, tasting and sale of organic wines
Local flavours8 € to 10 € Blacé (33 km)
Carriage ride in South Burgundy
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 390 € Tancon (44 km)
Horse ride in Green Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors40 € to 200 € Chamelet (44 km)
Buy beef straight from the farm
Local flavours118 € Saint-Julien-de-Civry (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (6 km)
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (29 km)
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (40 km)
Promenade_Autour de Napt
HikeEasy50 minSonthonnax-la-Montagne (55 km)
Vaux Valley and botanical trail
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-sous-Montaigu (57 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals