Le Bois-d'Oingt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bagnols at 2 km from Le Bois-d'Oingt

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Le Bois-d'Oingt is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Bois-d'Oingt in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 2 km and Oingt at 3 km.

Le Bois-d'Oingt, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

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Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction east)

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

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at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Anse guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 15 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

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at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

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Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and upmarket shops...

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

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at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the village that...

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Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

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at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide

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Markets in and near Le Bois-d'Oingt

Market days in Le Bois-d'Oingt: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Anse: market Friday (10km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (11km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (12km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (17km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (21km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Bois-d'Oingt, France

What to do at Le Bois-d'Oingt? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Bois-d'Oingt.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (28km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (15km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (37km)
  • Charlieu (41km)
  • Saint-Galmier (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (41km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (54km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (9km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (26km)
  • Parc de Gerland (27km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)
  • Roche de Solutré (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (22km)
  • Chaponnay (42km)
  • Vonnas (46km)
  • Macon (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (19km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (41km)

Geography and distances

Le Bois-d'Oingt is in the eastern-center of France at 27 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Le Bois-d'Oingt is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bois-d'Oingt

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69620

Distance to Le Bois-d'Oingt

from Lyon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Bois-d'Oingt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Bagnols, Chatillon, Chessy, Frontenas, Jarnioux, Le Breuil, Legny, Les Olmes, Letra, Moire, Oingt, Pouilly-le-Monial, Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt, Saint-Verand, Sainte-Paule, Sarcey, Ternand, Theize and Ville-sur-Jarnioux.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bois-d'Oingt