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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Chauffailles
Insee code71120
AltitudeFrom 352 to 653 meters
Surface22.63 km²
Population3949 inhabitants
Density174 inhabitants/km²


National labelMussy-sous-Dun at 4.1 km (10 min)
Chief townMâcon (at 59 km, 64 min)Saint-Igny-de-Roche at 4.3 km (6 min)
DepartmentSaône-et-LoireSaint-Germain-la-Montagne at 4.5 km (9 min)
RegionBurgundySearch another town


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Away from major roads, south of Burgundy, a region Brionnais remains too little known. Its discovery is often a favorite and insiders have to constantly attend and make known the priceless architectural treasure religious Roman peppering its landscape of lush farmland. Like this geographical region to which it belongs, Chauffailles is a bit away from major centers (Roanne 35 km - 60 km Macon - Lyon 80 km) but is one of those endearing small towns to which one likes to return .


To visit the museum of weaving that will make you discover or rediscover looms like the loom or loom. You will also be presented for a variety of machine reeling, canetage or warping. So many treasures that bear witness to a glorious past related to the textile industry.

Local history has retained the lordship of Chauffailles was in the possession of the family of Amanzé, which remains the current castle, built in the 15th century (after the damage of the Revolution, he came to us with an appearance of 19th century). Today it houses, in summer, exhibitions of paintings. Its two large round towers topped with conical roofs are part of the traditional stereotypes of the city especially since they give themselves reflections of water from the nearby pond to the delight of fishermen. This site also includes the sports park and invites us to pleasant walks chauffaillonnes.

The great privilege of Chauffailles is indeed constitute the best starting point for exploring a hilly, green and often wooded. Well-being, freshness and fullness are invariably at the rendezvous at the option of hiking trails well maintained and marked. Due to their different levels of difficulty, they serve as much to families as great sportsmen and can be performed on foot or by bike.

The outdoor swimming pool with paddling pool (free to campers), tennis courts, and the city center with its shops, its Friday morning market and cinema are nearby.

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TransportTrain station of Chauffailles
Information pointsTourist Office of Chauffailles
MonumentsCastle of Chauffailles
Performance hallsCultural Space of the du Brionnais


Chateauneuf village of antique shops. Antiquities have become the specialty of Chateauneuf, recognized "antique village. With its castle and Romanesque church, this village is one of the most charming places of Brionnais. A museum exhibition "Time Regained", housed in a former post of the 17th century, you relive the life of the ancestors of the territory. Open daily from 30 May to 30 September. The rest of the year, Saturday and Sunday from 14h30 to 19h and by appointment. Admission fee.

The Garden of Zephyrus to Anglure-sous-Dun: Private garden 1ha of great botanical diversity, which included 250 species of old roses and modern charms of many elements (pergolas, arbors ...). Open from May 20 to June 30 daily from 14:30 to 18:30. In July, August and September: weekends from 14:30 to 18:30. Enquiries +33 3 85 26 06 47.

The Jardingue, botanical garden located between Chauffailles and La Clayette. Open every day, especially on Sundays and holidays. Enquiries +33 3 85 26 05 87.

Dun Mountain: Mountain of 708 m above sea level, overlooking the valley Sornin. Site of an ancient fortified town, which has probably existed since the Gallic era until 1180, when it was demolished on the orders of King Philippe Auguste second. Only the chapel remains, ancient parish church, which was saved from ruin in the late 19th century by the Earl of Rambuteau. But the mountains of Dun houses many secrets yet. The people of Faillet ... The stone that turns ... And many other legends to be discovered!

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Carriage ride in South BurgundyNature and the outdoorsFrom 65 € to 390 €Tancon (6.6 km)
Buy beef straight from the farmLocal flavours118 €Saint-Julien-de-Civry (22 km)
Visit the House of the CharolaisCulture and educationFrom 3.50 € to 7.50 €Charolles (26 km)
Horse ride in Green BeaujolaisNature and the outdoorsFrom 40 € to 200 €Chamelet (28 km)

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The Museum of WeavingThe Museum of Weaving
City ChauffaillesCity Chauffailles
Pond ChauffaillesPond Chauffailles
The poolThe pool
The Cultural Space of BrionnaisThe Cultural Space of Brionnais



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Min. 5°C - Max. 8°C
Sunday 21 December
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Monday 22 December
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French cuisine restaurantRestaurant de la Paix   NEW
BETWEEN AND CHAROLAIS Beaujolais - The Restaurant de la Paix, gourmet table in the charming town of Chauffailles, green resort in the heart of Brionnais, quickly converted into a new...
Located in Chauffailles36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberge de Baudemont  
Located in the Brionnais near the shelf, Auberge Baudemont opens its doors. The hotel is distinguished by the quality of the home and its warm interior. The room, with its stone walls...
Located 9.8 km from Chauffailles 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant Le Clorel   NEW
OVER - THE - CITY - Chief Hervé Holderbaum Reunion claims his roots as well as Bordeaux. With Le Clorel, Hotel -Restaurant, he pursued a path that went impeccable including the kitchens...
Located 12.1 km from Chauffailles36 € per person 

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Chalet with 2 bedroomsLa Belmonière    
In a large and welcoming cabin, two guest rooms of charm, carefully decorated. In a rural setting, close to hiking trails. Close to the Loire belmont and Chauffailles. These rooms have...
Located 4 km from Chauffailles70 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsPause-nature    
Pause Nature : Fancy an outdoor break to recharge your batteries? Chantal and Jean-Marc Bassy welcome you to their guesthouse with its recently awarded ‘Eco-friendly' label. 4 guest...
Located 11 km from Chauffailles60 € the double room 
Caravan with 1 bedroomLa Roulotte Beaujolaise    
La Roulotte Beaujolaise is a bed and breakfast in a gypsy caravan with an unusual atmosphere, located in the heart of the green Beaujolais and enjoying a comfort to ensure a quality...
Located 13.3 km from Chauffailles93 € the double room 

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Chalet for 6 personsGite 'les bruyeres '  
Calm and relax for your holidays in the countryside, 525 meters, in a wooden shelter independent, for six people, on a place of 2000 m², kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms : 1 bed 2 people,...
Located 5.2 km from ChauffaillesFrom 300 € to 450 € per week 
House for 5 personsGite de charme haut beaujolais  
At the gates of Upper Beaujolais and Saone et Loire, stone cottage built in 2007. Large wooden terrace with a magnificent view over the valley. Cottage warm wooden furniture, refined...
Located 7.2 km from ChauffaillesFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 
House for 5 personsLa Havraie, Gîte rural en maison d'hôtes  
Cottage into a guesthouse. 1 to 5 persons, from 240 to 430 € per week all inclusive, depending on the number of rooms. Limit Beaujolais and Burgundy south. At 600 meters, at the foot...
Located 8.4 km from Chauffailles450 € per week 

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90 places over 3 haCamping des bruyeres la clayette bourgogn    
La Clayette
Family Camping: 90 sites with views of the lake and castle tent, caravan, motorhome. Holiday Cottages, canvas bungalows for 5 or 6 people. Area Recreation : swimming pool, mini golf,...
Located 9.5 km from ChauffaillesFrom 12.50 € to 15.80 € per day 
100 places over 2 haCamping municipal de charlieu    
Plot quiet shady. With pool and tennis gatuit and many discounts on museums of charlieu.
Located 13.4 km from Chauffailles9 € per day 
108 places over 4 haLe village des meuniers  
Arriving at Camping Village Millers, you'll be immediately impressed by the splendor of nature and the beauty of the hills of Burgundy. Due to its location, the site is marked by a...
Located 20 km from ChauffaillesFrom 19.50 € to 26 € per day 

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Auberge Des Chanoines - Hotel in ChauffaillesAuberge Des Chanoines    
This Auberge is located in the countryside of the northern Rhône district. It has en-suite guestrooms with TV and free Wi-Fi. The Auberge Des Chanoines offers home made, traditional,...
Located 10.7 km from ChauffaillesRoom from 55 €
Le Pavillon - Hotel in ChauffaillesLe Pavillon     
Featuring a Spa and BBQ, Hotel Restaurant Le Pavillon is set in a pine forest located in Le Col du Pavillion. It offers rooms with a private balcony or terrace and free Wi-Fi internet...
Located 12.3 km from ChauffaillesRoom from 42 €
Relais De L'abbaye - Hotel in ChauffaillesRelais De L'abbaye     
This hotel is situated along the river, at the entrance of the medieval town of Charlieu. It offers free Wi-Fi, and a garden with a children’s playground. Each air-conditioned and soundproofed...
Located 14 km from ChauffaillesRoom from 79 €

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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...
Hôtel de Bourgogne - Mâcon
Set in a 19th-century coaching inn, Hôtel de Bourgogne is located in the centre of Mâcon, just a 8-minute walk from the Saône...
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