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Cessieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cessieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 20 km from Cessieu

Visit Cessieu: highlights and tourist information

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Cessieu is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 20 km and Belley at 32 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cessieu, 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 Cessieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


Ski resort at 50 km (direction south-east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a...

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near Cessieu


Markets in and near Cessieu

  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (14km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (20km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (23km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (25km)

More information about Cessieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cessieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (42km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (38km)
  • Parc de Gerland (47km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (47km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (49km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (44km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (44km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (47km)
  • Mont Jalla (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (14km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (30km)
  • Nances (32km)
  • Chaponnay (35km)
  • Saint-Gervais (41km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (47km)

Geography and distances

Cessieu is in the east of France at 50 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cessieu is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cessieu

Canton: Tour-du-Pin

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38110

Distance to Cessieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 255 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 380 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Tour-du-Pin, Montagnieu, Montcarra, Nivolas-Vermelle, Rochetoirin, Ruy, Saint-Jean-de-Soudain, Saint-Victor-de-Cessieu, Sainte-Blandine, Serezin-de-la-Tour, Succieu and Torchefelon.

This page in French: Visiter Cessieu

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