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Visit Bron: highlights and tourist information

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Bron is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 6 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Bron is 397 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon at 6 km and Lyon Presqu'ile at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bron, 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 Bron 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 Rhone

Map of places to visit near Bron


Markets in and near Bron

Market days in Bron: weekly market: Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday;

  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (0km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (7km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (8km)

More information about Bron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Bron, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (7km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (25km)
  • Cremieu (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (37km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (6km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (7km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (6km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (7km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (6km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (9km)
  • Oeillon Crest (44km)
  • Perdrix Crest (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (11km)
  • Chaponnay (12km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (31km)
  • Morestel (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (6km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bron

Canton: Bron

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69500

Distance to Bron

from Lyon (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 293 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 383 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassieu, Decines-Charpieu, Lyon, Saint-Fons, Saint-Priest, Vaulx-en-Velin, Venissieux and Villeurbanne.

This page in French: Visiter Bron

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