Genay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Trevoux at 7 km from Genay

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Genay is situated in the Rhone 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 Genay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 7 km and Anse at 10 km.

Genay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Trevoux

Trevoux

at 7 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
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Lyon

Lyon

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Lyon guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 17 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Theize

Theize

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Belleville guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 42 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide

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Markets in and near Genay

  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (2km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (9km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (10km)
  • Anse: market Friday (11km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (11km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (12km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Genay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (19km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (7km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (26km)
  • Cremieu (37km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (42km)
  • Saint-Galmier (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (13km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (13km)
  • Parc de Gerland (15km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (21km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (12km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (13km)
  • Roche de Solutré (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (15km)
  • Chaponnay (31km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)
  • Vonnas (37km)
  • Macon (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (13km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (25km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Genay is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Genay is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Genay

Canton: Neuville-sur-Saône

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69730

Distance to Genay

from Lyon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 603 km

from Nice: 310 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albigny-sur-Saone, Cailloux-sur-Fontaines, Chasselay, Civrieux, Curis-Au-Mont-d'Or, Fleurieu-sur-Saone, Fontaines-Saint-Martin, Massieux, Montanay, Neuville-sur-Saone, Parcieux, Poleymieux-Au-Mont-d'Or, Quincieux, Reyrieux, Saint-Germain-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux and Trevoux.

This page in French: Visiter Genay

 
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