Courzieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courzieu in Rhone

Photo is of Eveux at 9 km from Courzieu

Visit Courzieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for Courzieu include "zoo or wildlife park".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Courzieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 9 km and Bagnols at 20 km.

Courzieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon guide
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Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 37 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 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide

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Map of places to visit near Courzieu


Markets in and near Courzieu

  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (8km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (14km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (16km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (18km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (18km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (19km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Courzieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (15km)
  • Saint-Galmier (26km)
  • Trevoux (27km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (20km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (21km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (22km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (24km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (23km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (29km)
  • Oeillon Crest (39km)
  • Perdrix Crest (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (16km)
  • Chaponnay (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (21km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (22km)

Geography and distances

Courzieu is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Courzieu is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courzieu

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69690

Distance to Courzieu

from Lyon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessenay, Brullioles, Brussieu, Chevinay, Montromant, Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Saint-Pierre-la-Palud and Yzeron.

This page in French: Visiter Courzieu


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