Grigny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grigny: highlights and tourist information

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Grigny 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 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Grigny is 405 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 12 km and Lyon Old Town at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grigny, 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 Grigny 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 Grigny

Markets in and near Grigny

  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (8km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (8km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (9km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)

More information about Grigny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Grigny, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (26km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Trevoux (37km)
  • Cremieu (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (16km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (20km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (25km)
  • Oeillon Crest (28km)
  • Perdrix Crest (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (11km)
  • Ecully (19km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (17km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (19km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grigny

Canton: Givors

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69520

Distance to Grigny

from Lyon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 405 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 289 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charly, Chassagny, Chasse-sur-Rhone, Communay, Givors, Loire-sur-Rhone, Millery, Montagny, Orlienas, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Serezin-du-Rhone, Seyssuel, Solaize, Taluyers, Ternay, Vernaison and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Grigny