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Chalamont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 10 km from Chalamont

Visit Chalamont: highlights and tourist information

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Chalamont is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 10 km and Dombes at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chalamont, 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 Chalamont in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 13 km (direction west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing...

See Dombes guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 31 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 31 km (direction west)

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Anse

Anse

at 36 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 37 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Macon

Macon

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest...

See Macon guide
Theize

Theize

at 43 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 45 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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Map of places to visit near Chalamont

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Markets in and near Chalamont

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (15km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (17km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (19km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (20km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Chalamont, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (34km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)
  • Parc de Gerland (37km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (27km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (34km)
  • Roche de Solutré (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (20km)
  • Vonnas (28km)
  • Ecully (39km)
  • Morestel (43km)
  • Macon (43km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chalamont is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chalamont is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chalamont

Canton: Chalamont

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chalamont

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 603 km

from Nice: 304 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 347 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatenay, Crans, Joyeux and Versailleux.

This page in French: Visiter Chalamont

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