Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin tourism and travel guide

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Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin 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 Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 8 km and Theize at 8 km.

Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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at 8 km (direction south)

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

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at 11 km (direction south)

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

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at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

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

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

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at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 22 km (direction south)

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

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at 30 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

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at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the...

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Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

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Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

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Markets in and near Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (12km)
  • Anse: market Friday (12km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (14km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (17km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (36km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (29km)
  • Charlieu (38km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (33km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (38km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (50km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (10km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (10km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (31km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (32km)
  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (47km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (33km)
  • Roche de Solutré (33km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (30km)
  • Macon (36km)
  • Vonnas (37km)
  • Chaponnay (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (29km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (32km)

Geography and distances

Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin

Canton: Gleizé

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69640

Distance to Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin

from Lyon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 585 km

from Nice: 331 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blace, Cogny, Denice, Jarnioux, Lacenas, Le Perreon, Liergues, Rivolet, Saint-Cyr-le-Chatoux, Saint-Julien, Sainte-Paule, Vaux-en-Beaujolais and Ville-sur-Jarnioux.

This page in French: Visiter Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin