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Grigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grigny in Rhone

Photo is of Vienne (town) at 12 km from Grigny

Visit Grigny: highlights and tourist information

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Grigny is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 12 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Pelussin

Pelussin

at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are...

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Anse

Anse

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in...

See Cremieu guide
Theize

Theize

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Grigny

 
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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

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Grigny is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Grigny is 405 kilometres from Paris).

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

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