Beynost tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Presqu\'ile at 14 km from Beynost

Visit Beynost: highlights and tourist information

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Beynost is situated in the Ain 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 Beynost in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Presqu\'ile at 14 km and Lyon at 14 km.

Beynost, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 29 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 32 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

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at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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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)

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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

Beynost is in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Beynost is 391 kilometres from Paris).

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