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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 21 km from Coise

Visit Coise: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 21 km and Eveux at 26 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Coise, 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 Coise in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 33 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 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 40 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coise


Markets in and near Coise

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (12km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (14km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Etienne: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday & Friday (19km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Coise, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Coise, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (2km)
  • Saint-Galmier (12km)
  • Trevoux (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (27km)
  • Perdrix Crest (27km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (30km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (11km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (18km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)

Geography and distances

Coise is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Coise is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coise

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69590

Distance to Coise

from Lyon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelus, Chevrieres, Grammond, Grezieu-le-Marche, La Chapelle-sur-Coise, Larajasse, Marcenod, Pomeys, Saint-Denis-sur-Coise and Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise.

This page in French: Visiter Coise

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