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Chimilin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chimilin in Isere

Photo is of Belley at 22 km from Chimilin

Visit Chimilin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 22 km and Chambery at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chimilin, 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 Chimilin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 26 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 27 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


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 57 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chimilin


Markets in and near Chimilin

  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (7km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (15km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (21km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (25km)

More information about Chimilin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chimilin, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (26km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (26km)
  • Massif des Bauges (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (21km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (36km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (28km)
  • Mont Jalla (43km)
  • Gorges du Fier (49km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (7km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (15km)
  • Nances (15km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (27km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (37km)
  • Saint-Gervais (43km)

Geography and distances

Chimilin is in the east of France at 44 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chimilin is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chimilin

Canton: Pont-de-Beauvoisin

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38490

Distance to Chimilin

from Grenoble (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 658 km

from Nice: 247 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aoste, Champagneux, Charancieu, Corbelin, Fitilieu, Granieu, La Batie-Montgascon, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Les Abrets, Pressins, Romagnieu, Saint-Andre-le-Gaz, Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers and Veyrins-Thuellin.

This page in French: Visiter Chimilin

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