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Irigny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Irigny: highlights and tourist information

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Irigny 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 10 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Irigny is 400 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Irigny, 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 Irigny 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 Irigny


Markets in and near Irigny

  • Feyzin: market Sunday (3km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (5km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (5km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (7km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (10km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (11km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)

More information about Irigny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Irigny, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (6km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (29km)
  • Trevoux (30km)
  • Cremieu (34km)
  • Saint-Galmier (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (9km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (10km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (12km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (12km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (18km)
  • Oeillon Crest (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (10km)
  • Ecully (12km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (12km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Irigny

Canton: Irigny

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69540

Distance to Irigny

from Lyon (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 292 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 392 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Charly, Corbas, Feyzin, La Mulatiere, Millery, Montagny, Oullins, Pierre-Benite, Saint-Fons, Saint-Genis-Laval, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Serezin-du-Rhone, Simandres, Solaize, Venissieux, Vernaison and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Irigny

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