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Optevoz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Optevoz in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 7 km from Optevoz

Visit Optevoz: highlights and tourist information

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Optevoz is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 7 km and Perouges at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Optevoz, 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 Optevoz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Belley

Belley

at 28 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight...

See Belley guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 38 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 38 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 38 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 46 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
Anse

Anse

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide

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

Map of places to visit near Optevoz

 
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Markets in and near Optevoz

  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (14km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (17km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (20km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (21km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Optevoz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Optevoz, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (40km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (37km)
  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (31km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (9km)
  • Morestel (14km)
  • Chaponnay (33km)
  • Nances (40km)
  • Ecully (43km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Optevoz is in the east of France at 70 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Optevoz is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Optevoz

Canton: Crémieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38460

Distance to Optevoz

from Grenoble (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 274 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 364 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoisin-Chatelans, Courtenay, Cremieu, Dizimieu, Hieres-sur-Amby, Leyrieu, Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour, Soleymieu and Vernas.

This page in French: Visiter Optevoz

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