Charnay-lès-Mâcon

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TownCharnay-lès-Mâcon
Insee code71105
Postcode71850
Latitude46.3098590
Longitude4.8004590
AltitudeFrom 179 to 310 meters
Surface12.56 km²
Population7188 inhabitants
Density572 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelMâcon at 2.2 km
Chief townMâcon (at 3.8 km, 8 min)Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône at 3.2 km
DepartmentSaône-et-LoireChevagny-les-Chevrières at 3.3 km
RegionBurgundySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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!


SIGHTSEEING

  • Sainte-Madeleine Church:
  • 10th century Romanesque church dedicated to St. Peter, is the 16th century that the building is named after St. Mary Magdalene Church. It will increase at the beginning of the 17th century, two side chapels.
  • A look inside the church: Virgin and Child, 17th century - Marquees Ionic and Corinthian columns supporting the Romanesque altar (re) - Tomb of Claude Brosse - Organ directed by Didier factor Chanon, in 1975.
  • Outside of the church: Tomb of the family of Rambuteau (nineteenth century).
  • Location: Place of the village.
  • Tel. : +33 3 85 38 00 02.
  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9am to 12pm and 14pm to 18pm. Sunday from 9.30am to 12am and from 15h to 18h.
  • Domain Champgrenon:
  • Busy in the 16th century, the area became a prominent property in the early 19th century. It radiates through the personality of its owner, Count de Rambuteau (1781-1869), then chamberlain of Napoleon and the first prefect of the Seine. Facilities and buildings, now restored, testify to that story.
  • What to see: Gate of sunset (seventeenth century) - Pavilion entrance (seventeenth century) - Orangerie (nineteenth century) - Cooler (nineteenth century) - Farm buildings housing a restored oil mill (nineteenth century).
  • Main Entrance area: Path of the two fountains.
  • Parking grassed: 500 seats.
  • Control historic site.
  • Purchased by the city in 1996, the area is a landscaped park with an area of ​​17 hectares in the heart of Charnay. Between vineyards, ruins and restored heritage, the site is open to the public throughout the year (visit).
  • In the summer, it is the place of entertainment and cultural events. Learn about programming!
  • Former oil mill restored:
  • The oil mill operated from 1860 to 1974 in the shopping street of the Cut. Subject of extensive restoration, it reopened to the public since July 2008 to Champgrenon field. Mechanisms are put together exactly. Interpretive signs, a documentary film and a scenic design accompany this new space tourism and heritage.
  • Group Tours and individuals, on request and for reservations call +33 3 85 33 66 76 (opening summer: please inquire).
  • Control historic site.
  • Lavatories: Charnay has abundant water resources. In the 19th century the city was provided with a wash house with "neighborhood" or hamlet, to count in 14 in 1883! Today, the most beautiful of them have been restored and retain their charm. We invite you to stroll through these places soothing ...
  • Lavoir of Proux: By its remarkable composition, it is one of the most beautiful of Saone-et-Loire. Access: Trail Proux. Panel on the historic site.
  • Lavoir of Voisinet: Access: Path Voisinet. Panel on the historic site.
  • Lavoir of Lévigny: Directions: Place Lévigny. Panel on the historic site.
  • Lavoir fountain Mathoud: Access: Path of the two fountains. Panel on the historic site.
  • Contemporary Art: Charnay opens to contemporary sculpture. In the heart of town, you will have the opportunity to enjoy two monumental works of Oscar Wiggli and Maxime Descombin, internationally renowned artists. Corten steel, these sculptures are installed on the roundabout at the junction and the position of the rock.
  • Walks and hikes: On foot, on horseback, not the donkey or by bike, Charnay is the starting point of many hiking routes and offers beautiful views of the panoramas of the valley Lamartine.
  • Green Lane:
  • On foot, by bike or on rollerblades ... Green Lane along the former railway track. Its tar coating makes practicable by all. His itinerary is secure and protected from traffic.
  • From the old station Charnay (now turned into tourist office and exhibition space), the path winds through the valley Lamartine, dominated by rocks and Solutré Vergisson. Through the vineyards and villages of the Mâconnais, she reveals diverse landscapes and gives the possibility to use the tunnel of light wood.
  • Departure: Former station, tourist office Charnay.
  • Nature Trail: From 2001.13 educational signs made by the city with the assistance of the National Forest Authority charnaysien line the stretch of the Greenway. They propose an interpretation of the landscape, wildlife and flora.
  • Cycling loops:
  • Loop 14 "detour around the tunnel of light wood", 9.5 km.
  • Loop 15 "Lamartine the valley: landscape jewel", 21.5 km.
  • Loop 16 "Lamartine the valley: Source of inspiration", 16.5 km.
  • Departure: Tourist Office Charnay (greenway) - 277 Davayé road.
  • Documentation available at the Tourist Office.
  • River landscape and heritage:
  • Combining nature and discover the old wash houses, castles and churches. This is what it offers hiking distance of 7 km marked by a viewpoint and by signs explaining historical heritage.
  • Departure: Tourist Office, Green Lane.
  • Duration: 2:30 to 3 / Level: Easy.
  • Documentation available at the Tourist Office.
  • Viewpoint: In an exceptional, it reveals a breathtaking view of the slopes of Lamartine valley and the mountains of Lyonnais and Cluny. Different readings are available: Visualization of the cultures of the Mâconnais wines, geological section, explanatory text, to better understand and appreciate the composition of the territory.
  • Garden of the cure of the village.
  • Horseback riding.
  • Features:
  • Tourist Office: 2727 Highway Davayé - Charnay-lès-Mâcon 71850 - Tel. : +33 3 85 21 07 14 - Email: charnay@macon-tourism.com
  • Information and entertainment outlets: Cultural Service: Tel. : +33 3 85 34 66 76 - Email: fgoyon@charnay.com
Detailed information
TransportAirport of Mâcon - Charnay
Information pointsTourist Office of Charnay-lès-Mâcon
MonumentsCastle of Condemine,   Castle of Saint-Léger,   Castle of Verneuil
Performance hallsLa Verchère

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • In February: "Read more ..." the first weekend. Each year a theme is an opportunity to readings, discussions and meetings with authors ...
  • In March: Wine Fair the second weekend.
  • From May to September: "The appointments of summer". Outdoor cinema, concerts, shows, events around the heritage and local air theater at the field Champgrenon.
  • July: Running race "between bells and whistles" on the second weekend.
  • Rich and varied cultural programming throughout the year.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Helicopter flight over BourgogneSports sensationsFrom 69 € to 138 €Charnay-lès-Mâcon
Tour and tasting at a wine estateLocal flavoursFreeFuissé (5.5 km)
Glider flight over BurgundySports sensationsFrom 80 € to 190 €Martailly-lès-Brancion (25 km)
Karting on an indoor trackSports sensationsFrom 25 € to 45 €Saint-Georges-de-Reneins (29 km)

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PHOTOS

Domain ChampgrenonDomain Champgrenon
 
Mill, Domaine de ChampgrenonMill, Domaine de Champgrenon
Romanesque church Sainte-MadeleineRomanesque church Sainte-Madeleine
 
Green LaneGreen Lane

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WEATHER

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Friday 25 April
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Saturday 26 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Moulin du Gastronome  
7.6
Charnay-lès-Mâcon
In the heart of Burgundy, in Charnay-les-Macon, which is Le Moulin du Gastronome, charming hotel and restaurant in harmony with the surrounding nature. Enjoy pleasant moments around...
Located in Charnay-lès-Mâcon44 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Couronne  
8.9
Mâcon
Located in the Saone-et-Loire, in the charming town of Mâcon, La Couronne restaurant welcomes you in a warm atmosphere. The decor is neat and unpretentious. We found it easy to share...
Located 2.4 km from Charnay-lès-Mâcon21 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Ardoise  
8.9
Mâcon
L'Ardoise is a metamorphic rock that is formed under conditions of high pressure and temperature, Wikipedia tells us. It is also a lovely restaurant Macon where it is good to eat. The...
Located 2.7 km from Charnay-lès-Mâcon27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 1 bedroomLes trémières    
9.1
Charnay-lès-Mâcon
House of 1860 stone roses located 10 minutes from the A6 motorway exit (South Macon No. 29) and the TGV station. Along the greenway (50 m), traversed by a small stream, a quiet and...
Located in Charnay-lès-Mâcon56 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsFleur de Vignes    
9.7
Loché
In a small village near Macon and Solutré, Chantal and Jean-Claude will welcome you in two beautifully decorated rooms open on the steeple of a beautiful Romanesque church. During your...
Located 4.4 km from Charnay-lès-Mâcon58 € the double room 
Manor house with 2 bedroomsAu Clos d'Amélie  
Davayé
Four minutes away from the A6 motorway, at the heart of Maconnais vineyard, nestled. Between two rock spurs: Solutre and Vergisson surrounded by a garden planted with secular trees...
Located 4.5 km from Charnay-lès-MâconFrom 105 € to 110 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsLa Vigneraie  
8.8
Fuissé
Situated in the heart of. the South of Burgundy you will find our cosy house which has a unique view over the wine yards of Fuissé, Grand Cru of the Maconnais, and the rock of the....
Located 5.1 km from Charnay-lès-Mâcon450 € per week 
Apartment for 5 personsApartment for 5 persons
Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon
First floor apartment in an old farmhouse, open the Bresse.
Located 13.5 km from Charnay-lès-Mâcon320 € per week 
House for 7 personsGite de La Maison des Gardes
Cluny
Restored in the family spirit, with pleasant colours, this self-catering house(3 stars) is completely independent, in the heart of the medievalCluny, secluded, enjoys the 3500 m² forested...
Located 17 km from Charnay-lès-MâconFrom 450 € to 700 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
80 places over 2 haLe renom    
9.5
Vonnas
Green holiday resort at the confluence of two rivers, camping The Renown Open April to October welcomes you in a calm and relaxing on a green site. Near the center of the village and...
Located 17.9 km from Charnay-lès-MâconFrom 14.70 € to 19.45 € per day 
54 places over 2,5 haCamping les ripettes    
9.3
Pont-de-Vaux
A pretty and quiet campimg with very large pitches. Inthe heart of the countryside but only 4 km from Pont de Vaux with its good restaurants, shops and Wednesday market. Bread delivered...
Located 20 km from Charnay-lès-MâconFrom 14.40 € to 16 € per day 

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HOTELS

P'tit Dej Hôtel Les Papillons Mâcon Sud - Hotel in Charnay-lès-MâconP'tit Dej Hôtel Les Papillons Mâcon Sud     
7.4
Charnay-lès-Mâcon
Les Papillons Mâcon Sud is located between the Macon vineyards and the Beaujolais region. It offers free Wi-Fi access and free on-site parking. Guest rooms at Les Papillons Mâcon Sud...
Located in Charnay-lès-MâconRoom from 47 €
Le Moulin du Gastronome - Hotel in Charnay-lès-MâconLe Moulin du Gastronome     
8.1
Charnay-lès-Mâcon
Le Moulin du Gastronome faces the prehistoric rock of Solutré and is a 10-minute drive from the A5 motorway. It offers an outdoor swimming pool with a shaded garden. Each guest room...
Located in Charnay-lès-MâconRoom from 77 €
Hôtel Concorde - Hotel in Charnay-lès-MâconHôtel Concorde     
6.7
Mâcon
Hôtel Concorde enjoys a perfect location and is situated just few steps away from the city centre of Mâcon, in a residential district. It offers free Wi-Fi access and a terrace. It...
Located 1.8 km from Charnay-lès-MâconRoom from 57 €

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Saint Georges Hotel
This hotel is ideally located in the heart of Chalon sur Saone, opposite the Station Square, and has a 200 m² spa with sauna and hammam. This 19th-century...
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