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Marcy-l'Etoile tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marcy-l'Etoile in Rhone

Photo is of Eveux at 8 km from Marcy-l'Etoile

Visit Marcy-l'Etoile: highlights and tourist information

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Marcy-l'Etoile is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 8 km and Lyon Old Town at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marcy-l'Etoile, 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 Marcy-l'Etoile in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Eveux

Eveux

at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon guide
 
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Bagnols

Bagnols

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Theize

Theize

at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 40 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marcy-l'Etoile

 
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Markets in and near Marcy-l'Etoile

  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (8km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (10km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (10km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (12km)

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Tourist attractions near Marcy-l'Etoile, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (10km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (19km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (25km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (43km)
  • Cremieu (43km)
  • Charlieu (59km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (10km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (11km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (11km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (12km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (18km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (13km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (18km)
  • Oeillon Crest (44km)
  • Perdrix Crest (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (6km)
  • Chaponnay (25km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (9km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km)
 
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Geography and distances

Marcy-l'Etoile is in the eastern-center of France at 11 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Marcy-l'Etoile is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marcy-l'Etoile

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69280

Distance to Marcy-l'Etoile

from Lyon (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Marcy-l'Etoile from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charbonnieres-les-Bains, Craponne, Dardilly, Dommartin, Ecully, Francheville, Grezieu-la-Varenne, La Tour-de-Salvagny, Lentilly, Pollionnay, Saint-Genis-les-Ollieres, Sainte-Consorce, Tassin-la-Demi-Lune and Vaugneray.

This page in French: Visiter Marcy-l'Etoile

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