Chelieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 31 km from Chelieu

Visit Chelieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chelieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 31 km and Belley at 34 km.

Chelieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Belley

Belley

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 36 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 39 km (direction south-east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide
 
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Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

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Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 58 km (direction west-north-west), 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 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide

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Markets in and near Chelieu

  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (20km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (21km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Chelieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (34km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (38km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (35km)
  • Mont Jalla (38km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (55km)
  • Gorges du Fier (62km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (20km)
  • Nances (26km)
  • Saint-Gervais (33km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (39km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (40km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chelieu is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chelieu is 442 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chelieu

Canton: Virieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38730

Distance to Chelieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 442 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 244 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 384 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bilieu, Blandin, Chabons, Chassignieu, Doissin, Le Passage, Le Pin, Montagnieu, Paladru, Panissage, Saint-Andre-le-Gaz, Saint-Ondras, Sainte-Blandine, Valencogne and Virieu.

This page in French: Visiter Chelieu

 
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