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Chazelles-sur-Lyon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chazelles-sur-Lyon in Loire

Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 23 km from Chazelles-sur-Lyon

Visit Chazelles-sur-Lyon: highlights and tourist information

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Chazelles-sur-Lyon is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 23 km and Eveux at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chazelles-sur-Lyon, 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 Chazelles-sur-Lyon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Pelussin guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
 
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Malleval guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 40 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
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chazelles-sur-Lyon

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Markets in and near Chazelles-sur-Lyon

Market days in Chazelles-sur-Lyon: weekly market: Friday;

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (8km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (12km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Chazelles-sur-Lyon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (5km)
  • Saint-Galmier (8km)
  • Trevoux (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (36km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (32km)
  • Oeillon Crest (32km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (40km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (44km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (34km)
  • Chaponnay (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (18km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (21km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chazelles-sur-Lyon is in the eastern-center of France at 23 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: Chazelles-sur-Lyon is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chazelles-sur-Lyon

Canton: Chazelles-sur-Lyon

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42140

Distance to Chazelles-sur-Lyon

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 415 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chazelles-sur-Lyon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelus, Chevrieres, Grezieu-le-Marche, Maringes, Meys, Pomeys, Saint-Denis-sur-Coise, Saint-Galmier, Saint-Medard-en-Forez, Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise, Viricelles and Virigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Chazelles-sur-Lyon

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