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Chassieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chassieu in Rhone

Photo is of Lyon at 10 km from Chassieu

Visit Chassieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon at 10 km and Lyon Presqu'ile at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chassieu, 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 Chassieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 10 km (direction west)

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 10 km (direction west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are...

See Pelussin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chassieu


Markets in and near Chassieu

Market days in Chassieu: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (3km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (7km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (11km)

More information about Chassieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chassieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (12km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (22km)
  • Trevoux (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (42km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (10km)
  • Parc de Gerland (10km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (31km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (8km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (9km)
  • Oeillon Crest (48km)
  • Perdrix Crest (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (13km)
  • Ecully (15km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (26km)
  • Morestel (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (10km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (37km)

Geography and distances

Chassieu is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chassieu is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chassieu

Canton: Décines-Charpieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69680

Distance to Chassieu

from Lyon (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bron, Decines-Charpieu, Genas, Jonage, Meyzieu, Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure, Saint-Priest and Vaulx-en-Velin.

This page in French: Visiter Chassieu

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