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Chatillon-la-Palud tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 10 km from Chatillon-la-Palud

Visit Chatillon-la-Palud: highlights and tourist information

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Chatillon-la-Palud is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 10 km and Dombes at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatillon-la-Palud, 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 Chatillon-la-Palud in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 26 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 28 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Belley

Belley

at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Anse

Anse

at 42 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Macon

Macon

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Theize

Theize

at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatillon-la-Palud

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Markets in and near Chatillon-la-Palud

  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (10km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (11km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (15km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (17km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (24km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Chatillon-la-Palud, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (44km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (55km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)
  • Parc de Gerland (40km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (42km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (31km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (37km)
  • Roche de Solutré (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (16km)
  • Vonnas (34km)
  • Morestel (37km)
  • Ecully (43km)
  • Chaponnay (46km)
  • Macon (49km)
  • Nances (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatillon-la-Palud is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chatillon-la-Palud is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon-la-Palud

Canton: Chalamont

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chatillon-la-Palud

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chatillon-la-Palud from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Gaillard, Crans, Leyment, Priay, Rignieux-le-Franc, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Maurice-de-Remens and Villette-sur-Ain.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon-la-Palud

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