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Fontaines-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaines-sur-Saone: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaines-sur-Saone is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Fontaines-sur-Saone is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Presqu'ile at 8 km and Lyon at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaines-sur-Saone, 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 Fontaines-sur-Saone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fontaines-sur-Saone


Markets in and near Fontaines-sur-Saone

  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (4km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (5km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (8km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (9km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (11km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)

More information about Fontaines-sur-Saone, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Fontaines-sur-Saone, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (12km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (13km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (33km)
  • Cremieu (34km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (38km)
  • Saint-Galmier (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (9km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (6km)
  • Parc de Gerland (8km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (17km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (27km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (6km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (8km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (9km)
  • Chaponnay (24km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
  • Vonnas (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (6km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaines-sur-Saone

Canton: Neuville-sur-Saône

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69270

Distance to Fontaines-sur-Saone

from Lyon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 305 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontaines-sur-Saone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albigny-sur-Saone, Cailloux-sur-Fontaines, Caluire-et-Cuire, Champagne-Au-Mont-d'Or, Collonges-Au-Mont-d'Or, Couzon-Au-Mont-d'Or, Curis-Au-Mont-d'Or, Fleurieu-sur-Saone, Fontaines-Saint-Martin, Limonest, Montanay, Neuville-sur-Saone, Poleymieux-Au-Mont-d'Or, Rillieux-la-Pape, Rochetaillee-sur-Saone, Saint-Cyr-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Didier-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Germain-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Romain-Au-Mont-d'Or, Sathonay-Camp and Sathonay-Village.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaines-sur-Saone

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