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Cremieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cremieu in Isere

Visit Cremieu: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an interesting historic centre

Cremieu is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Cremieu. For detailed visitor information see the Cremieu travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Cremieu include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon at 32 km and Lyon Presqu'ile at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cremieu, 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 Cremieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 32 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 32 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 34 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


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

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cremieu


Markets in and near Cremieu

Market days in Cremieu: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (6km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (18km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (18km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (19km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (19km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)

More information about Cremieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cremieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (44km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (32km)
  • Parc de Gerland (32km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (50km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (31km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (12km)
  • Morestel (18km)
  • Chaponnay (27km)
  • Ecully (37km)
  • Nances (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)

Geography and distances

Cremieu is in the east of France at 70 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cremieu is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cremieu

Canton: Crémieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38460

Distance to Cremieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 275 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoisin-Chatelans, Chozeau, Dizimieu, Leyrieu, Loyettes, Moras, Optevoz, Panossas, Pont-de-Cheruy, Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens, Saint-Romain-de-Jalionas, Tignieu-Jameyzieu, Trept, Vernas, Veyssilieu and Villemoirieu.

This page in French: Visiter Cremieu

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