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Chaussan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chaussan in Rhone

Photo is of Eveux at 21 km from Chaussan

Visit Chaussan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 21 km and Lyon Old Town at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chaussan, 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 Chaussan in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 21 km (direction )

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

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

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 24 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


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

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 32 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


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

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chaussan


Markets in and near Chaussan

  • Mornant: market Friday (3km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (10km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (12km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (15km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)

More information about Chaussan, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chaussan, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (17km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (14km)
  • Saint-Galmier (26km)
  • Trevoux (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (20km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (21km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (23km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (24km)
  • Oeillon Crest (27km)
  • Perdrix Crest (28km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (19km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (10km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (14km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (23km)

Geography and distances

Chaussan is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chaussan is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaussan

Canton: Mornant

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69440

Distance to Chaussan

from Lyon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Mornant, Orlienas, Riverie, Rontalon, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Didier-sous-Riverie, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Saint-Sorlin, Sainte-Catherine, Soucieu-en-Jarrest and Thurins.

This page in French: Visiter Chaussan

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