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Communay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 10 km from Communay

Visit Communay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 10 km and Lyon Old Town at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Communay, 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 Communay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 10 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Pelussin

Pelussin

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 26 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Theize

Theize

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Communay

 
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Markets in and near Communay

  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (7km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (10km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (12km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (14km)

More information about Communay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Communay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (29km)
  • Cremieu (35km)
  • Trevoux (38km)
  • Saint-Galmier (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (16km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (19km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (24km)
  • Oeillon Crest (29km)
  • Perdrix Crest (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (8km)
  • Ecully (19km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (20km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

Communay is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Communay is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Communay

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69360

Distance to Communay

from Lyon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 286 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charly, Chasse-sur-Rhone, Chuzelles, Givors, Grigny, Loire-sur-Rhone, Millery, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Serezin-du-Rhone, Seyssuel, Simandres, Solaize, Ternay and Vernaison.

This page in French: Visiter Communay

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