Legny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Legny: highlights and tourist information

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Legny 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 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Legny is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 2 km and Theize at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Legny, 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 Legny 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 Legny

Markets in and near Legny

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (1km)
  • Anse: market Friday (10km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (11km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (11km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (17km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (20km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Legny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Legny, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (45km)

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 (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Charlieu (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (42km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (9km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (40km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (26km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)
  • Roche de Solutré (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (21km)
  • Chaponnay (41km)
  • Vonnas (47km)
  • Macon (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (18km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Legny

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69620

Distance to Legny

from Lyon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Bagnols, Chatillon, Chessy, Frontenas, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, 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 Legny