Limas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Anse at 4 km from Limas

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Limas 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 Limas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anse at 4 km and Trevoux at 6 km.

Limas, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 6 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Theize guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 23 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 38 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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Map of places to visit near Limas


Markets in and near Limas

  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (4km)
  • Anse: market Friday (5km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (8km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (11km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (13km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (15km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Limas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (29km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (6km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (25km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (42km)
  • Charlieu (46km)
  • Cremieu (50km)
  • Saint-Galmier (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (3km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (10km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (24km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (56km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (25km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (25km)
  • Roche de Solutré (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (23km)
  • Vonnas (35km)
  • Macon (37km)
  • Chaponnay (42km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (25km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (26km)

Geography and distances

Limas is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Limas is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Limas

Canton: Gleizé

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69400

Distance to Limas

from Lyon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 323 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 370 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieux, Anse, Arnas, Beauregard, Denice, Fareins, Frans, Gleize, Jassans-Riottier, Lacenas, Lachassagne, Liergues, Pommiers, Pouilly-le-Monial, Saint-Bernard, Saint-Didier-de-Formans, Saint-Julien and Villefranche-sur-Saone.

This page in French: Visiter Limas