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Photo is of Perouges at 13 km from Jons

Visit Jons: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 13 km and Cremieu at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Jons, 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 Jons in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite...

See Perouges guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 16 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lyon guide
 
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

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

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 42 km (direction north-west)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of...

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Jons

 
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Markets in and near Jons

  • Montluel: market Friday (5km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (8km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (10km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (10km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (13km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Jons, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (18km)
  • Parc de Gerland (19km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (34km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (11km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (17km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (16km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)
  • Ecully (24km)
  • Morestel (34km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (18km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Jons is in the eastern-center of France at 19 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Jons is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Jons

Canton: Meyzieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69330

Distance to Jons

from Lyon (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 369 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Dagneux, Jonage, La Boisse, Meyzieu, Montluel, Nievroz, Pusignan, Thil and Villette-d'Anthon.

This page in French: Visiter Jons

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