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Marennes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marennes: highlights and tourist information

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Marennes 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 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Marennes is 409 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 11 km and Lyon at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marennes, 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 Marennes 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 Marennes

Markets in and near Marennes

  • Feyzin: market Sunday (7km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (12km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (14km)

More information about Marennes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Marennes, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (16km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (18km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (18km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (34km)
  • Perdrix Crest (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (2km)
  • Ecully (20km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (37km)
  • Morestel (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marennes

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69970

Distance to Marennes

from Lyon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 409 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 283 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 393 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaponnay, Chuzelles, Corbas, Feyzin, Luzinay, Mions, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Simandres, Solaize and Villette-de-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Marennes

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