Anthon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 10 km from Anthon

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Anthon is situated in the Isere 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 Anthon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 10 km and Perouges at 12 km.

Anthon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 10 km (direction south-east)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 26 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 26 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 26 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Anse

Anse

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belley

Belley

at 40 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 43 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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Markets in and near Anthon

  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (5km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (9km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (11km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (16km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Anthon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (41km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (18km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (24km)
  • Oeillon Crest (62km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (10km)
  • Chaponnay (26km)
  • Morestel (27km)
  • Ecully (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (25km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Anthon is in the east of France at 80 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Anthon is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Anthon

Canton: Pont-de-Chéruy

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38280

Distance to Anthon

from Grenoble (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 285 km

from Bordeaux: 462 km

from Strasbourg: 366 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Chavanoz, Janneyrias, Loyettes, Pont-de-Cheruy, Saint-Jean-de-Niost, Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, Saint-Romain-de-Jalionas and Villette-d'Anthon.

This page in French: Visiter Anthon

 
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