Chatillon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatillon: highlights and tourist information

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Chatillon is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chatillon is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 5 km and Eveux at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatillon, 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 in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Chatillon

Markets in and near Chatillon

  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (5km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Anse: market Friday (8km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (8km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (15km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Chatillon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chatillon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chatillon.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (12km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (31km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (36km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Charlieu (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (20km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (48km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (61km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (8km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (19km)
  • Parc de Gerland (20km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (22km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (15km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)
  • Vonnas (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (14km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69380

Distance to Chatillon

from Lyon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Bagnols, Bully, Charnay, Chazay-d'Azergues, Chessy, Civrieux-d'Azergues, Dommartin, Eveux, Fleurieux-sur-l'Arbresle, Frontenas, Lachassagne, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, Legny, Lozanne, Lucenay, Marcy, Moire, Morance, Nuelles, Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle and Saint-Jean-Des-Vignes.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon