Town Hall, Charette

  • Charette


This small village includes the hamlets of Chapieu, Le Vernay, La Craz, Marcieu, Chalonne and Ecottier. It is located 4 km west of Montalieu-Vercieu and is traversed by the River Furon.
Surface area: 11.26 km²
Altitude: Min. 240 m - Max. 350 m
Population: 472
GPS: 45.8106

Places to visit:
- Château du Vernay, revamped under Napolean III. This is the site where Count Hilaire de Chardonnet carried out scientific experiments on the artificial silk thread known as viscose.
- The fortified manor house of Ecottier has been a listed historic monument since 3rd April 1926. Built in 1413, it stands 1.5 km from the village on the Lyon road. it has been home to the likes of several famous lords. In the 19th century it was purchased by the Count of Virieu and converted to a farm. It is now occupied by Ecottier pony club.
- La Craz Chapel, on the edge of the woods, already existed in 1613.
- The fortified manor house of Chassignon features mullion windows and a dovecote.

Natural sites:
- La Bryne lake
- Chapieu waterfall
- Charette waterfall
- Craquenot ponds
Période(s) d'ouvertureTown Hall secretariat opening times:
Monday & Thursday: 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Tuesday: 9 am to 12 noon and 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Friday: 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
  • Type :
    • Administrative institutions
Useful Information
  • Detailed types :
    • Town Hall
  • Tourisme affaires :
    • 40 people max
Town Hall, Charette
12, Passage de la Mairie
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Phone : +33 4 74 88 53 52
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Mairie de Charette
12, Passage de la Mairie
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.810008
Longitude : 5.370417