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Mornant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mornant in Rhone

Photo is of Vienne (town) at 19 km from Mornant

Visit Mornant: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 19 km and Lyon Old Town at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mornant, 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 Mornant in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 19 km (direction east-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 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 20 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 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 22 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Malleval guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 34 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)

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

See Theize guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Mornant


Markets in and near Mornant

Market days in Mornant: weekly market: Friday;

  • Mornant: market Friday (0km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (11km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (15km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (15km)

More information about Mornant, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mornant, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (17km)
  • Saint-Galmier (28km)
  • Trevoux (37km)
  • Cremieu (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (19km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (23km)
  • 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 (23km)
  • Oeillon Crest (26km)
  • Perdrix Crest (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (19km)
  • Chaponnay (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (10km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (16km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (22km)

Geography and distances

Mornant is in the eastern-center of France at 20 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Mornant is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mornant

Canton: Mornant

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69440

Distance to Mornant

from Lyon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 628 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 420 km

from Strasbourg: 403 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagny, Chaussan, Montagny, Orlienas, Rontalon, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Didier-sous-Riverie, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Saint-Romain-en-Gier, Saint-Sorlin and Taluyers.

This page in French: Visiter Mornant

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