Ancy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ancy: highlights and tourist information

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Ancy 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 27 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Ancy is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 9 km and Bagnols at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ancy, 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 Ancy 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 Ancy

Markets in and near Ancy

  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (8km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (16km)
  • Anse: market Friday (19km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (23km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (24km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Ancy, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ancy, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (23km)
  • Trevoux (24km)
  • Saint-Galmier (31km)
  • Charlieu (44km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (44km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (18km)
  • Parc de Gerland (27km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (28km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (29km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (22km)
  • Chaponnay (41km)
  • Vonnas (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (12km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ancy

Canton: Tarare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 69490

Distance to Ancy

from Lyon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 391 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bibost, Bully, Les Olmes, Montrottier, Pontcharra-sur-Turdine, Saint-Forgeux, Saint-Julien-sur-Bibost, Saint-Marcel-l'Eclaire, Saint-Romain-de-Popey, Sarcey and Savigny.

This page in French: Visiter Ancy