Anse tourism and travel guide

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Visit Anse: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at its importance 2000 years ago

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Anse. For detailed visitor information see the Anse travel guide.

Anse 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 22 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Anse is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Theize at 7 km and Bagnols at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Anse, 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 Anse 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 Anse

Markets in and near Anse

Market days in Anse: weekly market: Friday;

  • Anse: market Friday (0km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (6km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (6km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (7km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (12km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (16km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (18km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)

More information about Anse, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Anse, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (24km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (5km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (28km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (39km)
  • Cremieu (48km)
  • Saint-Galmier (49km)
  • Charlieu (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (2km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (15km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (20km)
  • Parc de Gerland (22km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (52km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (21km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (22km)
  • Roche de Solutré (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (18km)
  • Chaponnay (38km)
  • Vonnas (38km)
  • Macon (42km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (20km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Anse

Canton: Anse

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69480

Distance to Anse

from Lyon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 320 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Amberieux, Charnay, Jassans-Riottier, Lachassagne, Les Cheres, Liergues, Limas, Lucenay, Marcy, Morance, Pommiers, Pouilly-le-Monial, Quincieux, Saint-Bernard and Saint-Didier-de-Formans.

This page in French: Visiter Anse