Montanay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Trevoux at 9 km from Montanay

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Montanay 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 Montanay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 9 km and Anse at 12 km.

Montanay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Trevoux

Trevoux

at 9 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Lyon guide
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 13 km (direction south)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 17 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 40 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Montanay, France

What to do at Montanay? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Montanay is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Montanay is 381 kilometres from Paris).

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

 
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