Limonest tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Presqu'ile at 10 km from Limonest

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Limonest 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 Limonest in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Presqu'ile at 10 km and Lyon Old Town at 10 km.

Limonest, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 10 km (direction 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 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon guide


at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Eveux guide
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at 12 km (direction west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide

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Map of places to visit near Limonest


Markets in and near Limonest

  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (6km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (7km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Anse: market Friday (12km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Limonest, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (12km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (35km)
  • Cremieu (39km)
  • Saint-Galmier (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (10km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (9km)
  • Parc de Gerland (10km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (14km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (10km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (13km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (7km)
  • Chaponnay (26km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (40km)
  • Vonnas (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (9km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (35km)

Geography and distances

Limonest is in the eastern-center of France at 10 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Limonest is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Limonest

Canton: Limonest

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69760

Distance to Limonest

from Lyon (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albigny-sur-Saone, Caluire-et-Cuire, Champagne-Au-Mont-d'Or, Chasselay, Chazay-d'Azergues, Civrieux-d'Azergues, Collonges-Au-Mont-d'Or, Couzon-Au-Mont-d'Or, Curis-Au-Mont-d'Or, Dardilly, Dommartin, Fleurieu-sur-Saone, Fontaines-sur-Saone, La Tour-de-Salvagny, Les Cheres, Lissieu, Marcilly-d'Azergues, Neuville-sur-Saone, Poleymieux-Au-Mont-d'Or, Rochetaillee-sur-Saone, Saint-Cyr-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Didier-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Germain-Au-Mont-d'Or and Saint-Romain-Au-Mont-d'Or.

This page in French: Visiter Limonest


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