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Chiroubles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chiroubles in Rhone

Photo is of Belleville at 10 km from Chiroubles

Visit Chiroubles: highlights and tourist information

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Chiroubles is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 10 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chiroubles, 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 Chiroubles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 14 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a...

See Macon guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Oingt guide
 
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Theize

Theize

at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France...

See Cluny guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 40 km (direction south)

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

See Eveux guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the...

See Cormatin guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

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

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chiroubles

 
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Markets in and near Chiroubles

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (13km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (17km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (19km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (25km)

More information about Chiroubles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chiroubles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (23km)
  • Trevoux (28km)
  • Charlieu (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (24km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (38km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (46km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (47km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (14km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (24km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (26km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (40km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (43km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (43km)
  • Seille (Saône) (43km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (46km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (18km)
  • Vonnas (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chiroubles is in the eastern-center of France at 49 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Chiroubles is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chiroubles

Canton: Beaujeu

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69115

Distance to Chiroubles

from Lyon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 343 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 354 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenas, Beaujeu, Chenas, Corcelles-en-Beaujolais, Emeringes, Fleurie, Julienas, Lancie, Lantignie, Ouroux, Regnie-Durette, Romaneche-Thorins, Vauxrenard and Villie-Morgon.

This page in French: Visiter Chiroubles

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