Montanay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montanay: highlights and tourist information

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Montanay 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 13 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Montanay is 381 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 9 km and Anse at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montanay, 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 Montanay 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 Montanay

Markets in and near Montanay

  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (1km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (9km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (11km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (12km)
  • Anse: market Friday (13km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)

More information about Montanay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montanay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (17km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (9km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (28km)
  • Cremieu (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (41km)
  • Saint-Galmier (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (13km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (11km)
  • Parc de Gerland (13km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (15km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (23km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (10km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (13km)
  • Chaponnay (29km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
  • Vonnas (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (11km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montanay

Canton: Neuville-sur-Saône

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69250

Distance to Montanay

from Lyon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 381 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albigny-sur-Saone, Cailloux-sur-Fontaines, Civrieux, Couzon-Au-Mont-d'Or, Curis-Au-Mont-d'Or, Fleurieu-sur-Saone, Fontaines-Saint-Martin, Fontaines-sur-Saone, Genay, Massieux, Mionnay, Neuville-sur-Saone, Parcieux, Poleymieux-Au-Mont-d'Or, Rochetaillee-sur-Saone, Saint-Germain-Au-Mont-d'Or, Saint-Romain-Au-Mont-d'Or and Sathonay-Village.

This page in French: Visiter Montanay