Grenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grenay: highlights and tourist information

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Grenay is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 73 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Grenay is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 15 km and Lyon at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grenay, 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 Grenay 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 Isere

Map of places to visit near Grenay

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)

More information about Grenay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Grenay, France

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


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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