Chonas-l'Amballan is located some 260 miles (418 kilometers) from Paris, the country's capital, and about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Lyon.
Vacationing in just one place, no matter how popular, will only ever furnish you with a glimpse into the broader rhythms and life-ways of a region. So be sure to set aside enough time to discover Rhone-Alpes' other sights and attractions. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find 7th Arrondissement, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Saint-Quentin-Fallavier 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest.
Vienne is approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Chonas-l'Amballan. This regional center offers a great selection of attractions, such as Eglise St-Pierre, Cloitre de St-Andre-le-Bas and Pipet Church. Theatre Antique, Musee des Beaux Arts et d'Archeologie and Vienne Cathedral are other good spots to visit.
Each place has a unique history and the Rhone-Alpes area is no exception. The ruins here are particularly interesting. Spirituality is a pivotal facet of every place's make-up, so be sure visit the area's many churches and other religious sites.
Travelers with special interests are sure to enjoy the area's culinary tours and city walking tours. If you are searching for a completely different way to view Rhone-Alpes, try paragliding.
When it's time to leave this special place, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the new friends you've made and the landscapes you've seen.