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Ancy is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ancy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 9 km and Bagnols at 12 km.

Ancy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Eveux

Eveux

at 9 km (direction east)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 12 km (direction north-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction north-east)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 14 km (direction north-east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
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Anse

Anse

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 36 km (direction north-east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Ancy, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ancy is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Ancy is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ancy

Canton: Tarare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-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

 
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