Brindas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 12 km from Brindas

Visit Brindas: highlights and tourist information

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Brindas is situated in the Rhone 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 Brindas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 12 km and Lyon at 12 km.

Brindas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide


at 37 km (direction south), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide

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Map of places to visit near Brindas


Markets in and near Brindas

  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (4km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (7km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (11km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Brindas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (9km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (21km)
  • Trevoux (25km)
  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Cremieu (43km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (49km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (11km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (12km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (14km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (25km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (15km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (37km)
  • Perdrix Crest (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (9km)
  • Chaponnay (21km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (8km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (21km)

Geography and distances

Brindas is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Brindas is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brindas

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69126

Distance to Brindas

from Lyon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 393 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Chaponost, Craponne, Francheville, Grezieu-la-Varenne, Messimy, Pollionnay, Saint-Genis-les-Ollieres, Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, Thurins and Vaugneray.

This page in French: Visiter Brindas