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Decines-Charpieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Decines-Charpieu in Rhone

Photo is of Lyon Presqu'ile at 9 km from Decines-Charpieu

Visit Decines-Charpieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Presqu'ile at 9 km and Lyon at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Decines-Charpieu, 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 Decines-Charpieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
 
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Cremieu

Cremieu

at 23 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Anse

Anse

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Eveux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

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

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Decines-Charpieu

 
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Markets in and near Decines-Charpieu

Market days in Decines-Charpieu: weekly market: Tuesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (5km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (6km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (6km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (10km)

Hotels near Decines-Charpieu

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Tourist attractions near Decines-Charpieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (12km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (23km)
  • Trevoux (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (39km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (9km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (8km)
  • Parc de Gerland (9km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (5km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (7km)
  • Oeillon Crest (50km)
  • Perdrix Crest (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (14km)
  • Chaponnay (16km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (27km)
  • Morestel (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (8km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (28km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Decines-Charpieu is in the eastern-center of France at 9 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Decines-Charpieu is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Decines-Charpieu

Canton: Décines-Charpieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69150

Distance to Decines-Charpieu

from Lyon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 293 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 378 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Decines-Charpieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bron, Chassieu, Genas, Meyzieu, Neyron, Rillieux-la-Pape, Thil, Vaulx-en-Velin and Villeurbanne.

This page in French: Visiter Decines-Charpieu

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