Charvieu-Chavagneux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Charvieu-Chavagneux: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Charvieu-Chavagneux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 7 km and Perouges at 18 km.

Charvieu-Chavagneux, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 25 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 25 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 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

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at 41 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


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

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

See Anse guide


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

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

See Eveux guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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Markets in and near Charvieu-Chavagneux

  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (2km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (12km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (12km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (14km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (15km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Charvieu-Chavagneux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (59km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (24km)
  • Parc de Gerland (25km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (43km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (19km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (23km)
  • Oeillon Crest (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (14km)
  • Chaponnay (21km)
  • Morestel (25km)
  • Ecully (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (24km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (50km)

Geography and distances

Charvieu-Chavagneux is in the east of France at 75 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Charvieu-Chavagneux is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charvieu-Chavagneux

Canton: Pont-de-Chéruy

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38230

Distance to Charvieu-Chavagneux

from Grenoble (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 629 km

from Nice: 281 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Charvieu-Chavagneux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavanoz, Chozeau, Colombier-Saugnieu, Janneyrias, Loyettes, Pont-de-Cheruy, Saint-Romain-de-Jalionas, Satolas-et-Bonce, Tignieu-Jameyzieu and Villemoirieu.

This page in French: Visiter Charvieu-Chavagneux


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