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Amplepuis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Amplepuis in Rhone

Photo is of Oingt at 19 km from Amplepuis

Visit Amplepuis: highlights and tourist information

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Amplepuis is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 19 km and Bagnols at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Amplepuis, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Amplepuis in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 22 km (direction east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 22 km (direction east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery...

See Eveux guide
 
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Anse

Anse

at 30 km (direction east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 34 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops...

See Lyon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Amplepuis

 
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Markets in and near Amplepuis

Market days in Amplepuis: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (15km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (20km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (26km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Amplepuis, France

What to do at Amplepuis? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amplepuis.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (25km)
  • Trevoux (34km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (38km)
  • Saint-Galmier (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (25km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (44km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (48km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (52km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (27km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (30km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (32km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (41km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (44km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (45km)
  • Parc de Gerland (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (46km)
  • Roche de Solutré (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (40km)
  • Macon (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (31km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Amplepuis is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Amplepuis is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Amplepuis

Canton: Amplepuis

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69550

Distance to Amplepuis

from Lyon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 583 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Amplepuis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chirassimont, Cublize, Fourneaux, Les Sauvages, Machezal, Ronno, Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere and Saint-Victor-sur-Rhins.

This page in French: Visiter Amplepuis

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