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Mions tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon at 14 km from Mions

Visit Mions: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!



at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 17 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu...

See Cremieu guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide

... 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

What to do at Mions? 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

Mions is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Mions is 406 kilometres from Paris).

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

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