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Chaley tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 24 km from Chaley

Visit Chaley: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 24 km and Perouges at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaley, 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 Chaley in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 24 km (direction south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of...

See Belley guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 48 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it...

See Lake Annecy guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is...

See Chambery guide


at 65 km (direction north-east)

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaley


Markets in and near Chaley

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (6km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (15km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (17km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (18km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (24km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (25km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (28km)

More information about Chaley, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chaley, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (39km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (23km)
  • Morestel (32km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (42km)
  • Nances (46km)
  • Vonnas (51km)

Geography and distances

Chaley is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chaley is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaley

Canton: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chaley

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 285 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 337 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aranc, Argis, Evosges, Hauteville-Lompnes, Hostias, Nivollet-Montgriffon, Oncieu and Tenay.

This page in French: Visiter Chaley

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