Grenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 15 km from Grenay

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Grenay 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 Grenay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 15 km and Lyon at 21 km.

Grenay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Cremieu guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 21 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

See Malleval guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 46 km (direction south), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide

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Markets in and near Grenay

  • Heyrieux: market Friday (4km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (5km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (9km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Grenay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (21km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (22km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (20km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (47km)
  • Perdrix Crest (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (12km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (25km)
  • Ecully (26km)
  • Morestel (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grenay is in the east of France at 73 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Grenay is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grenay

Canton: Heyrieux

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38540

Distance to Grenay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 382 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Colombier-Saugnieu, Heyrieux, La Verpilliere, Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure, Saint-Laurent-de-Mure, Saint-Pierre-de-Chandieu, Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, Satolas-et-Bonce, Valencin and Villefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Grenay