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Oullins tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 6 km from Oullins

Visit Oullins: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 6 km and Lyon at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Oullins, 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 Oullins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 6 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 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 35 km (direction east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in...

See Cremieu guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide

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Map of places to visit near Oullins

 
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Markets in and near Oullins

Market days in Oullins: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday;

  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (0km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (2km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (2km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (5km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (6km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (6km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (6km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)

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Tourist attractions near Oullins, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (1km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (25km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (29km)
  • Cremieu (35km)
  • Saint-Galmier (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (5km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (6km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (6km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (8km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (27km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (9km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (15km)
  • Oeillon Crest (39km)
  • Perdrix Crest (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (7km)
  • Chaponnay (14km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (40km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (8km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Oullins is in the eastern-center of France at 6 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Oullins is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Oullins

Canton: Oullins

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69600

Distance to Oullins

from Lyon (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Chaponost, Feyzin, Francheville, Irigny, La Mulatiere, Lyon, Pierre-Benite, Saint-Fons, Saint-Genis-Laval, Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, Tassin-la-Demi-Lune, Villeurbanne and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Oullins

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