Meys tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 24 km from Meys

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Meys 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 Meys in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 24 km and Saint-Etienne at 27 km.

Meys, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Oingt guide
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at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Theize guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 37 km (direction east)

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

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at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 42 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


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

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

See Trevoux guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide

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Map of places to visit near Meys


Markets in and near Meys

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (11km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (12km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Sury-le-Comtal: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (22km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Meys, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (8km)
  • Saint-Galmier (11km)
  • Trevoux (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (35km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (37km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (47km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (36km)
  • Oeillon Crest (36km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (39km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (45km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (32km)
  • Chaponnay (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (21km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (38km)

Geography and distances

Meys is in the eastern-center of France at 37 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Meys is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meys

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69610

Distance to Meys

from Lyon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chazelles-sur-Lyon, Grezieu-le-Marche, Haute-Rivoire, Les Halles, Maringes, Pomeys, Saint-Barthelemy-Lestra, Saint-Martin-Lestra, Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise, Souzy, Viricelles and Virigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Meys


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