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Colombier-Saugnieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Colombier-Saugnieu in Rhone

Photo is of Cremieu at 11 km from Colombier-Saugnieu

Visit Colombier-Saugnieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 11 km and Lyon at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Colombier-Saugnieu, 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 Colombier-Saugnieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Colombier-Saugnieu


Markets in and near Colombier-Saugnieu

  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (7km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (7km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (8km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (10km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (16km)

Hotels near Colombier-Saugnieu

More information about Colombier-Saugnieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Colombier-Saugnieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km)
  • Parc de Gerland (21km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (42km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (17km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Oeillon Crest (53km)
  • Perdrix Crest (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (16km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (19km)
  • Ecully (27km)
  • Morestel (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (45km)

Geography and distances

Colombier-Saugnieu is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Colombier-Saugnieu is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Colombier-Saugnieu

Canton: Meyzieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69124

Distance to Colombier-Saugnieu

from Lyon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 281 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 377 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Colombier-Saugnieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamagnieu, Charvieu-Chavagneux, Grenay, Janneyrias, Pont-de-Cheruy, Pusignan, Saint-Laurent-de-Mure, Satolas-et-Bonce and Tignieu-Jameyzieu.

This page in French: Visiter Colombier-Saugnieu

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