Grezieu-la-Varenne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grezieu-la-Varenne: highlights and tourist information

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Grezieu-la-Varenne 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 12 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Grezieu-la-Varenne is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 10 km and Lyon Old Town at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grezieu-la-Varenne, 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 Grezieu-la-Varenne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Grezieu-la-Varenne

Markets in and near Grezieu-la-Varenne

  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (6km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (10km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Grezieu-la-Varenne, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (10km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (22km)
  • Trevoux (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier (34km)
  • Cremieu (44km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (11km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (12km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (63km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (12km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (13km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (22km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (14km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (20km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (7km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (7km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (13km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (24km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grezieu-la-Varenne

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69290

Distance to Grezieu-la-Varenne

from Lyon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 305 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 391 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Grezieu-la-Varenne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brindas, Chaponost, Charbonnieres-les-Bains, Craponne, Marcy-l'Etoile, Messimy, Pollionnay, Saint-Genis-les-Ollieres, Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Sainte-Consorce and Vaugneray.

This page in French: Visiter Grezieu-la-Varenne