Affoux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Affoux: highlights and tourist information

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Affoux 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 35 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Affoux is 369 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 17 km and Bagnols at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Affoux, 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 Affoux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Affoux

Markets in and near Affoux

  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (16km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (17km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (23km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (24km)
  • Anse: market Friday (26km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (26km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Affoux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Affoux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (24km)
  • Saint-Galmier (29km)
  • Trevoux (31km)
  • Charlieu (39km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (39km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (25km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (35km)
  • Parc de Gerland (35km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (41km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (30km)
  • Chaponnay (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (36km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Affoux

Canton: Tarare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69170

Distance to Affoux

from Lyon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 369 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 328 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Affoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Joux, Longessaigne, Saint-Forgeux, Saint-Marcel-l'Eclaire, Tarare, Villecheneve and Violay.

This page in French: Visiter Affoux