Echalas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Echalas: highlights and tourist information

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Echalas is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Echalas is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 13 km and Pelussin at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Echalas, 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 Echalas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Echalas

Markets in and near Echalas

  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (8km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (11km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (13km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (14km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (17km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (18km)

More information about Echalas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Echalas, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Echalas.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier (31km)
  • Trevoux (44km)
  • Cremieu (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (24km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (25km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (28km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (19km)
  • Perdrix Crest (22km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (28km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (19km)
  • Ecully (25km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (10km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Echalas

Canton: Givors

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69700

Distance to Echalas

from Lyon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf, Dargoire, Givors, Les Haies, Longes, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Romain-en-Gier, Tartaras and Treves.

This page in French: Visiter Echalas