Les Cotes-d'Arey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 8 km from Les Cotes-d'Arey

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Les Cotes-d'Arey is situated in the Isere 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 Les Cotes-d'Arey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 8 km and Malleval at 13 km.

Les Cotes-d'Arey, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 8 km (direction )

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

See Malleval guide


at 15 km (direction west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

See Pelussin guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

See Saint-Etienne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-east)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

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at 43 km (direction north-east)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an...

See Cremieu guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 43 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

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at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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Markets in and near Les Cotes-d'Arey

  • Vienne: market Saturday (8km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (8km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (17km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (19km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Cotes-d'Arey, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (38km)
  • Cremieu (43km)
  • Saint-Galmier (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (34km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (34km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (21km)
  • Perdrix Crest (24km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (40km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (59km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (62km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (20km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (25km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (36km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (39km)

Geography and distances

Les Cotes-d'Arey is in the east of France at 73 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Les Cotes-d'Arey is 424 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Cotes-d'Arey

Canton: Vienne-Sud

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38138

Distance to Les Cotes-d'Arey

from Grenoble (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 424 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 272 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Les Cotes-d'Arey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ampuis, Assieu, Auberives-sur-Vareze, Chalons, Cheyssieu, Chonas-l'Amballan, Jardin, Monsteroux-Milieu, Reventin-Vaugris, Saint-Sorlin-de-Vienne and Vernioz.

This page in French: Visiter Les Cotes-d'Arey