Loire-sur-Rhone tourism and travel guide

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Visit Loire-sur-Rhone: highlights and tourist information

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Loire-sur-Rhone is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Loire-sur-Rhone is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 7 km and Pelussin at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Loire-sur-Rhone

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)

More information about Loire-sur-Rhone, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Loire-sur-Rhone, France

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 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)

Geography and distances

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