Culin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 23 km from Culin

Visit Culin: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 23 km and Vienne (town) at 29 km.

Culin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 23 km (direction )

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

See Cremieu guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
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at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


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

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

See Belley guide


at 44 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 46 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


Ski resort at 53 km (direction south-east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide

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Markets in and near Culin

  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (9km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (13km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (22km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (24km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Culin, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (41km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (40km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (42km)
  • Mont Jalla (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (24km)
  • Chaponnay (27km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
  • Saint-Gervais (40km)
  • Nances (43km)
  • Ecully (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)

Geography and distances

Culin is in the east of France at 53 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Culin is 431 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Culin

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38300

Distance to Culin

from Grenoble (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 431 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 258 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badinieres, Chatonnay, Chezeneuve, Crachier, Eclose, Les Eparres, Maubec, Meyrie, Meyrieu-les-Etangs, Nivolas-Vermelle, Saint-Agnin-sur-Bion, Sainte-Anne-sur-Gervonde and Tramole.

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