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Chamelet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chamelet in Rhone

Photo is of Oingt at 7 km from Chamelet

Visit Chamelet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 7 km and Theize at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chamelet, 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 Chamelet in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Anse guide
 
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Eveux

Eveux

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 21 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 38 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 44 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
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

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

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chamelet

 
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Markets in and near Chamelet

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Anse: market Friday (17km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (19km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (19km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (20km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (21km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (23km)

More information about Chamelet, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chamelet, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (37km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (21km)
  • Charlieu (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (38km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (39km)
  • Saint-Galmier (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (32km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (36km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (41km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (48km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (14km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (19km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (30km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Parc de Gerland (36km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (45km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)
  • Roche de Solutré (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (31km)
  • Macon (43km)
  • Vonnas (45km)
  • Chaponnay (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (27km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chamelet is in the eastern-center of France at 36 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chamelet is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chamelet

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69620

Distance to Chamelet

from Lyon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 334 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chambost-Allieres, Dieme, Grandris, Letra, Oingt, Saint-Cyr-le-Chatoux, Saint-Just-d'Avray, Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt, Sainte-Paule and Ternand.

This page in French: Visiter Chamelet

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