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Amplepuis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oingt at 19 km from Amplepuis

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 19 km and Bagnols at 22 km.

Amplepuis, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 22 km (direction east)

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

See Theize guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide
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at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Anse guide


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

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

See Trevoux guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide


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 the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


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

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

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


at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide


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

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


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

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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 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)

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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