Ampuis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ampuis: highlights and tourist information

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Ampuis 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 30 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Ampuis is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 7 km and Pelussin at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ampuis, 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 Ampuis 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 Ampuis

Markets in and near Ampuis

  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (4km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (6km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (17km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (18km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (19km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (19km)

More information about Ampuis, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ampuis, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (32km)
  • Saint-Galmier (40km)
  • Cremieu (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (30km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (30km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (19km)
  • Perdrix Crest (22km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (33km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (18km)
  • Ecully (32km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (19km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (32km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ampuis

Canton: Condrieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69420

Distance to Ampuis

from Lyon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 645 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 428 km

from Strasbourg: 410 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chonas-l'Amballan, Condrieu, Les Cotes-d'Arey, Les Haies, Les Roches-de-Condrieu, Reventin-Vaugris, Saint-Clair-du-Rhone, Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhone, Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone, Saint-Prim, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Sainte-Colombe, Tupin-et-Semons, Verin and Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Ampuis