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Chatonnay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatonnay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 26 km and Cremieu at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatonnay, 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 Chatonnay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
 
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Malleval

Malleval

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest...

See Malleval guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

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

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

See Pelussin guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the...

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Belley

Belley

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has...

See Grenoble guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatonnay

 
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Markets in and near Chatonnay

  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (5km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (20km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Chatonnay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chatonnay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (43km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (42km)
  • Mont Jalla (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (26km)
  • Morestel (29km)
  • Saint-Gervais (38km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (39km)
  • Ecully (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatonnay is in the east of France at 52 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chatonnay is 432 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatonnay

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38440

Distance to Chatonnay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 432 km

from Calais: 656 km

from Nice: 257 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artas, Culin, Lieudieu, Meyrieu-les-Etangs, Nantoin, Saint-Jean-de-Bournay, Sainte-Anne-sur-Gervonde and Tramole.

This page in French: Visiter Chatonnay

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