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Clonas-sur-Vareze tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Malleval at 6 km from Clonas-sur-Vareze

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Clonas-sur-Vareze is situated in the Isere 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 Clonas-sur-Vareze in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 6 km and Pelussin at 8 km.

Clonas-sur-Vareze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 8 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

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

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
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at 31 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 39 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 39 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 39 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


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

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

See Eveux guide

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Markets in and near Clonas-sur-Vareze

  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (6km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (10km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (11km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (14km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)

More information about Clonas-sur-Vareze, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Clonas-sur-Vareze, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (35km)
  • Saint-Galmier (42km)
  • Cremieu (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (39km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (41km)
  • Jardin japonais (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (14km)
  • Perdrix Crest (17km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (41km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (27km)
  • Ecully (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (40km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (41km)

Geography and distances

Clonas-sur-Vareze is in the east of France at 78 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Clonas-sur-Vareze is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clonas-sur-Vareze

Canton: Roussillon

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38550

Distance to Clonas-sur-Vareze

from Grenoble (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 274 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 418 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Clonas-sur-Vareze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auberives-sur-Vareze, Chavanay, Cheyssieu, Chonas-l'Amballan, Condrieu, Le Peage-de-Roussillon, Les Roches-de-Condrieu, Malleval, Reventin-Vaugris, Roussillon, Saint-Alban-du-Rhone, Saint-Clair-du-Rhone, Saint-Maurice-l'Exil, Saint-Michel-sur-Rhone, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf, Saint-Prim, Verin and Ville-sous-Anjou.

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