The common Châtillon-en-Michaille is located 5 km northwest of Bellegarde-sur-Valserine separated from the north by Montanges Semine, Comfort north-east and east Lancrans by Valserine. It is adjacent to Bellegarde south-east, and the Grand Cities Abergement south-west, north-west Lalleyriat and Saint-Germain-de-Joux which it is separated by Tacon.
The town has four hamlets and remote farms, farms in ruins. The villages of Vouvray and are associated with Ochiaz Chatillon since 1973, when she took the name of Châtillon-en-Michaille. Châtillon-en-Michaille enjoys a privileged location, 40 km from Geneva, Annecy idem, (near major ski resorts) and only one hour from Lyon (for the A40 - exit to the town).
The pond Nièvre, located 1 km from the village of Châtillon is a haven of peace and coolness in summer, the walk continues by Crétaz (church square) with its golf balls wooded and Tour the historic area of Châtillon, ending in the heart of Châtillon, passing in front of the trompe l'oeil, which honors those who counted for the town. A game named Goupilou, complete the walk (available at the Tourist Office of Bellegarde and mayor of Chatillon).
Part of the plateau Retord is located in the town and is the playground of choice for residents of Country Bellegardien, the 4 seasons: walking, cycling, picking flowers and mushrooms, plus activities Nordic Nordic skiing, and initiation the conduct of sled dogs.
Various trails and an arboretum (the Lullène).
Beautiful walk from the heart of Chatillon, the confluence of the Semine and Valserine, commonly called Coz or mixed waters.
Fishing activities on rivers (or Semine Valserine) or pond (Nièvre).
Also several sports clubs.
EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS
February: Dog sled race in the hostel Cuvéry.
May: agricultural show, Vouvray.
June: Feast of daffodils inn Cuvéry.
Feast of St John hall.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Different places to swim in summer: Lake Nantua, Annecy or Genin, aquatic center "Valséo" Bellegarde.
Escapade losses of the Valserine from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, the potholes in Saint-Germain-de-Joux for nature lovers.