Mions tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mions: highlights and tourist information

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Mions 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 14 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Mions is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon at 14 km and Lyon Old Town at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mions, 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 Mions 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 Mions

Markets in and near Mions

  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (6km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (8km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (9km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (9km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)

More information about Mions, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mions, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mions.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (14km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (15km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (15km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (16km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (4km)
  • Ecully (19km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (32km)
  • Morestel (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (15km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (29km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (32km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mions

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69780

Distance to Mions

from Lyon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 631 km

from Nice: 285 km

from Bordeaux: 443 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaponnay, Corbas, Marennes, Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure, Saint-Pierre-de-Chandieu, Saint-Priest, Toussieu, Valencin and Venissieux.

This page in French: Visiter Mions