Amplepuis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Amplepuis: highlights and tourist information

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Amplepuis is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Amplepuis is 354 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Amplepuis

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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