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Visit Pierre-Benite: highlights and tourist information

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Pierre-Benite 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: Pierre-Benite is 397 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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Pierre-Benite, 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 Pierre-Benite 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 Pierre-Benite

Markets in and near Pierre-Benite

Market days in Pierre-Benite: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday;

  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (2km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (2km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (5km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (6km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (6km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (7km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)

More information about Pierre-Benite, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pierre-Benite, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (3km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (27km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (30km)
  • Cremieu (33km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (6km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (9km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (41km)

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 (38km)
  • Perdrix Crest (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (9km)
  • Chaponnay (12km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (9km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pierre-Benite

Canton: Irigny

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69310

Distance to Pierre-Benite

from Lyon (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 397 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 295 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pierre-Benite from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Corbas, Feyzin, Francheville, Irigny, La Mulatiere, Oullins, Saint-Fons, Saint-Genis-Laval, Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, Venissieux and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Pierre-Benite

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