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Legny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bagnols at 2 km from Legny

Visit Legny: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Bagnols

Bagnols

at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction north-east)

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

See Oingt guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide
 
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Anse

Anse

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

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

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

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Dombes

Dombes

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

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

See Dombes guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

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

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Perouges

Perouges

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

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

See Perouges guide
Macon

Macon

at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a...

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Legny

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Legny, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Legny is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Legny is 368 kilometres from Paris).

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

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