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.
A diverse cultural heritage combines history and modernity. The church of Saint Martin's 12th and 13th century Romanesque bell tower and its classified "historic monument" echoes the very contemporary sculpture by Richard Serra "Octagon for Saint Eloi," the apothecary of the hospital in 1715 and his pots monument historic tours of 15th and 18th centuries, the City Hall, the Italian theater and sculpture "and under the stars" Laurence Weiner on the banks of the canal.
Activities of relaxation: the greenway along the Canal du Centre with its marina, numerous hiking trails and mountain biking among hills, vineyards and forests can discover the flora and fauna.
The wines, cuisine from the many local specialties.
Animations recognized regional market with the Sunday morning, mid-Lent and varied cultural season: two annual festivals that attract large audiences.