Frontenas tourism and travel guide

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Visit Frontenas: highlights and tourist information

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Frontenas 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 25 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Frontenas is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 1 km and Theize at 2 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Frontenas, 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 Frontenas 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 Frontenas

Markets in and near Frontenas

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Anse: market Friday (7km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (9km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (12km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (13km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (18km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (21km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Frontenas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Frontenas, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Frontenas.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (34km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (35km)
  • Charlieu (43km)
  • Saint-Galmier (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (55km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (6km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (24km)
  • Parc de Gerland (25km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (40km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (49km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (25km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (28km)
  • Roche de Solutré (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (21km)
  • Chaponnay (41km)
  • Vonnas (43km)
  • Macon (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (19km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Frontenas

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69620

Distance to Frontenas

from Lyon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 423 km

from Strasbourg: 378 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Bagnols, Charnay, Chatillon, Chessy, Jarnioux, Lachassagne, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, Legny, Liergues, Marcy, Moire, Oingt, Pommiers, Pouilly-le-Monial, Saint-Jean-Des-Vignes, Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt, Sainte-Paule, Sarcey, Theize and Ville-sur-Jarnioux.

This page in French: Visiter Frontenas