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Photo is of Pelussin at 9 km from Longes

Visit Longes: highlights and tourist information

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Longes is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 9 km and Malleval at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Longes, 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 Longes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


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

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

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 15 km (direction east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 24 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
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eveux 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...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 47 km (direction south-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide


at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Longes


Markets in and near Longes

  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (8km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (9km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (16km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Longes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Longes, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (23km)
  • Saint-Galmier (30km)
  • Cremieu (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (30km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (14km)
  • Perdrix Crest (16km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (34km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (24km)
  • Ecully (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (10km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (29km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (33km)

Geography and distances

Longes is in the eastern-center of France at 31 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Longes is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Longes

Canton: Condrieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69420

Distance to Longes

from Lyon (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 286 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf, Chuyer, Echalas, La Chapelle-Villars, Les Haies, Pavezin, Saint-Joseph, Tartaras, Treves and Verin.

This page in French: Visiter Longes

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