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Orlienas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 15 km from Orlienas

Visit Orlienas: highlights and tourist information

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Orlienas 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 15 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Orlienas is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 15 km and Lyon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orlienas, 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 Orlienas 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 Orlienas


Markets in and near Orlienas

  • Brignais: market Saturday (4km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (5km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (6km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (11km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)

More information about Orlienas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Orlienas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (11km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (20km)
  • Saint-Galmier (32km)
  • Trevoux (32km)
  • Cremieu (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (14km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (15km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (17km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (18km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (24km)
  • Oeillon Crest (31km)
  • Perdrix Crest (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (14km)
  • Chaponnay (17km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (16km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (17km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orlienas

Canton: Mornant

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69530

Distance to Orlienas

from Lyon (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 297 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Chaponost, Chassagny, Chaussan, Grigny, Messimy, Millery, Montagny, Mornant, Saint-Genis-Laval, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Saint-Sorlin, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, Taluyers, Thurins and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Orlienas

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