Loire-sur-Rhone tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 7 km from Loire-sur-Rhone

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Loire-sur-Rhone 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 Loire-sur-Rhone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 7 km and Pelussin at 18 km.

Loire-sur-Rhone, 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 7 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
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Lyon

Lyon

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

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

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

See Cremieu guide
Anse

Anse

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 45 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide

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Markets in and near Loire-sur-Rhone

  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (11km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (12km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (13km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (13km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Loire-sur-Rhone, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (18km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (28km)
  • Saint-Galmier (38km)
  • Cremieu (39km)
  • Trevoux (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (22km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (24km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (25km)
  • Perdrix Crest (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (13km)
  • Ecully (24km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (17km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (24km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Loire-sur-Rhone is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Loire-sur-Rhone is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Loire-sur-Rhone

Canton: Condrieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69700

Distance to Loire-sur-Rhone

from Lyon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 638 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 403 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Loire-sur-Rhone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagny, Chasse-sur-Rhone, Chuzelles, Communay, Givors, Grigny, Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhone, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Sainte-Colombe, Seyssuel, Ternay and Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Loire-sur-Rhone

 
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