Mornant tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mornant: highlights and tourist information

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Mornant 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 20 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Mornant is 400 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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

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

Aquarium

  • 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

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