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Poule-les-Echarmeaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belleville at 23 km from Poule-les-Echarmeaux

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Poule-les-Echarmeaux 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 Poule-les-Echarmeaux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 23 km and Oingt at 24 km.

Poule-les-Echarmeaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Belleville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 31 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

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at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

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Markets in and near Poule-les-Echarmeaux

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (11km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (12km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (25km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Poule-les-Echarmeaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (22km)
  • Trevoux (34km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (22km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (30km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (31km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (35km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (41km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (42km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (52km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (12km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (21km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (28km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (48km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (51km)
  • Parc de Gerland (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (26km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (52km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (53km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (56km)
  • Seille (Saône) (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (33km)
  • Vonnas (42km)
  • Ecully (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (45km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (51km)

Geography and distances

Poule-les-Echarmeaux is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Poule-les-Echarmeaux is 340 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poule-les-Echarmeaux

Canton: Lamure-sur-Azergues

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69870

Distance to Poule-les-Echarmeaux

from Lyon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 340 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Poule-les-Echarmeaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Azolette, Belleroche, Chenelette, Claveisolles, Propieres, Ranchal and Vernay.

This page in French: Visiter Poule-les-Echarmeaux


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