Chessy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bagnols at 4 km from Chessy

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Chessy is situated in the Rhone 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 Chessy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 4 km and Theize at 6 km.

Chessy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Bagnols

Bagnols

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 7 km (direction south)

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

See Eveux guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
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Anse

Anse

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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Markets in and near Chessy

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (7km)
  • Anse: market Friday (8km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (9km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (14km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (17km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Chessy, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (13km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (31km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Charlieu (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (55km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (8km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (21km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km)
  • Parc de Gerland (22km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (22km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (17km)
  • Chaponnay (37km)
  • Vonnas (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (15km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chessy is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chessy is 372 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chessy

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69380

Distance to Chessy

from Lyon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 372 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 320 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Bagnols, Bully, Charnay, Chatillon, Fleurieux-sur-l'Arbresle, Frontenas, Lachassagne, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, Legny, Lozanne, Lucenay, Marcy, Moire, Morance, Nuelles, Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle, Saint-Jean-Des-Vignes, Sarcey and Theize.

This page in French: Visiter Chessy

 
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