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Cogny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cogny in Rhone

Photo is of Theize at 5 km from Cogny

Visit Cogny: highlights and tourist information

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Cogny is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Theize at 5 km and Oingt at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cogny, 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 Cogny in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Theize

Theize

at 5 km (direction south)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction south-west)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Anse guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 13 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Eveux guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 29 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Macon

Macon

at 39 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a...

See Macon guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cogny

 
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Markets in and near Cogny

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Anse: market Friday (9km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (14km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (15km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (20km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (21km)

More information about Cogny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cogny, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (32km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (13km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (30km)
  • Charlieu (40km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (41km)
  • Saint-Galmier (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (30km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (40km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (53km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (57km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (7km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (11km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (29km)
  • Parc de Gerland (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (50km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (30km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (31km)
  • Roche de Solutré (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (26km)
  • Vonnas (38km)
  • Macon (38km)
  • Chaponnay (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (26km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cogny is in the eastern-center of France at 30 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Cogny is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cogny

Canton: Gleizé

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69640

Distance to Cogny

from Lyon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 328 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 373 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blace, Denice, Gleize, Jarnioux, Lacenas, Liergues, Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin, Oingt, Pommiers, Pouilly-le-Monial, Rivolet, Saint-Cyr-le-Chatoux, Saint-Julien, Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt, Sainte-Paule, Theize and Ville-sur-Jarnioux.

This page in French: Visiter Cogny

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