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Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dombes at 14 km from Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne

Visit Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: highlights and tourist information

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Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Tourist classifications for Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne include "recommended detour" and "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 14 km and Belleville at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne, 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-sur-Chalaronne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide


at 16 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Perouges guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne


Markets in and near Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne

Market days in Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (0km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (15km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (17km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (41km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (19km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (28km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Parc de Gerland (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (45km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (11km)
  • Macon (22km)
  • Ecully (41km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (49km)

Geography and distances

Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 584 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 345 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baneins, Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne, La Chapelle-du-Chatelard, Neuville-les-Dames, Relevant, Romans, Saint-Georges-sur-Renon and Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans.

This page in French: Visiter Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne

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