Orlienas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 15 km from Orlienas

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Orlienas 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 Orlienas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 15 km and Lyon at 15 km.

Orlienas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 15 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 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 27 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


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

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

See Malleval guide


at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Anse guide


at 32 km (direction south), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide

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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)

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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

Orlienas is in the eastern-center of France at 15 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Orlienas is 398 kilometres from Paris).

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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