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Charette tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charette in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 13 km from Charette

Visit Charette: highlights and tourist information

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Charette is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 13 km and Perouges at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Charette, 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 Charette in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 25 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 41 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 41 km (direction 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 41 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages...

See Malleval guide

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

Map of places to visit near Charette


Markets in and near Charette

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (11km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (16km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (17km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (20km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (25km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)

More information about Charette, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Charette, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (42km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (13km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (40km)
  • Parc de Gerland (41km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (33km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (39km)
  • Mont Granier (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (7km)
  • Morestel (17km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)
  • Nances (41km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (40km)

Geography and distances

Charette is in the east of France at 74 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Charette is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charette

Canton: Morestel

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38390

Distance to Charette

from Grenoble (prefecture): 74 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 357 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouvesse-Quirieu, Hieres-sur-Amby, La Balme-les-Grottes, Montalieu-Vercieu, Parmilieu, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour, Sault-Brenaz and Villebois.

This page in French: Visiter Charette

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