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Chazey-sur-Ain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 6 km from Chazey-sur-Ain

Visit Chazey-sur-Ain: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 6 km and Cremieu at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chazey-sur-Ain, 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 Chazey-sur-Ain in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 19 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide


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

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

See Anse guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chazey-sur-Ain


Markets in and near Chazey-sur-Ain

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (7km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (10km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (18km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Chazey-sur-Ain, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chazey-sur-Ain, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (34km)
  • Parc de Gerland (35km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (33km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (8km)
  • Morestel (30km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)
  • Ecully (39km)
  • Vonnas (41km)
  • Nances (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (34km)

Geography and distances

Chazey-sur-Ain is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Chazey-sur-Ain is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chazey-sur-Ain

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Chazey-sur-Ain

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chazey-sur-Ain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blyes, Charnoz-sur-Ain, Leyment, Meximieux, Perouges, Rignieux-le-Franc, Sainte-Julie and Villieu-Loyes-Mollon.

This page in French: Visiter Chazey-sur-Ain

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