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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

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

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.

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

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!

Trevoux

Trevoux

at 5 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Theize

Theize

at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west)

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

See Oingt guide
 
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Eveux

Eveux

at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Dombes

Dombes

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

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

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 41 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide

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Map of places to visit near Anse

 
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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)

Hotels near Anse

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Tourist attractions near Anse, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Anse is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Anse is 371 kilometres from Paris).

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

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