Pontcharra-sur-Turdine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontcharra-sur-Turdine: highlights and tourist information

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Pontcharra-sur-Turdine 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 30 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Pontcharra-sur-Turdine is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 10 km and Oingt at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontcharra-sur-Turdine, 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 Pontcharra-sur-Turdine 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 Pontcharra-sur-Turdine

Markets in and near Pontcharra-sur-Turdine

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (11km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (17km)
  • Anse: market Friday (18km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (24km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (25km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (25km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Pontcharra-sur-Turdine, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (23km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (27km)
  • Saint-Galmier (34km)
  • Charlieu (40km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (29km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (40km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (17km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (27km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (30km)
  • Parc de Gerland (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (31km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (25km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)
  • Vonnas (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (16km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (30km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontcharra-sur-Turdine

Canton: Tarare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69490

Distance to Pontcharra-sur-Turdine

from Lyon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 326 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pontcharra-sur-Turdine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy, Dareize, Les Olmes, Saint-Clement-sur-Valsonne, Saint-Forgeux, Saint-Loup, Saint-Marcel-l'Eclaire, Saint-Romain-de-Popey, Saint-Verand, Sarcey and Tarare.

This page in French: Visiter Pontcharra-sur-Turdine