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Visit Beynost: highlights and tourist information

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Beynost is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Beynost is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Presqu'ile at 14 km and Lyon at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beynost, 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 Beynost 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 Ain

Map of places to visit near Beynost


Markets in and near Beynost

  • Miribel: market Thursday (3km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (5km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (11km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (11km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)

More information about Beynost, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Beynost, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (21km)
  • Cremieu (23km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (32km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (12km)
  • Parc de Gerland (14km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (27km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (5km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (12km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (18km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (23km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)
  • Morestel (41km)
  • Vonnas (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (13km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Beynost

Canton: Miribel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Beynost

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 297 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Jonage, La Boisse, Miribel, Montluel, Neyron, Nievroz, Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost, Thil and Tramoyes.

This page in French: Visiter Beynost

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