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Chaleins tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belleville at 10 km from Chaleins

Visit Chaleins: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Chaleins, 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 Chaleins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 10 km (direction north-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 12 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Theize

Theize

at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 30 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 30 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 30 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaleins

 
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Markets in and near Chaleins

  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (7km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (7km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (10km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Anse: market Friday (13km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (17km)

More information about Chaleins, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chaleins, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (16km)
  • Cremieu (48km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (31km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (7km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (13km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (28km)
  • Parc de Gerland (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (28km)
  • Roche de Solutré (31km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (25km)
  • Ecully (28km)
  • Macon (30km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (43km)
  • Chaponnay (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (28km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chaleins is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chaleins is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaleins

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chaleins

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 323 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ars-sur-Formans, Beauregard, Fareins, Frans, Jassans-Riottier, Lurcy, Messimy-sur-Saone, Miserieux, Savigneux and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Chaleins

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