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Visit Oullins: highlights and tourist information

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Oullins 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 6 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Oullins is 395 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Oullins


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 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)

Geography and distances

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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