Montagny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 15 km from Montagny

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Montagny 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 Montagny in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 15 km and Lyon Old Town at 17 km.

Montagny, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 15 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 26 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


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

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide

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Markets in and near Montagny

  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (6km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (6km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (10km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (10km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Montagny, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (23km)
  • Saint-Galmier (34km)
  • Trevoux (36km)
  • Cremieu (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (28km)

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 (20km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Oeillon Crest (28km)
  • Perdrix Crest (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (15km)
  • Ecully (17km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (15km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (19km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (19km)

Geography and distances

Montagny is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Montagny is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montagny

Canton: Givors

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69700

Distance to Montagny

from Lyon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 292 km

from Bordeaux: 426 km

from Strasbourg: 400 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Charly, Chassagny, Chasse-sur-Rhone, Givors, Grigny, Irigny, Millery, Mornant, Orlienas, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Serezin-du-Rhone, Taluyers, Ternay, Vernaison and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Montagny