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Pierre-Benite tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pierre-Benite in Rhone

Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 6 km from Pierre-Benite

Visit Pierre-Benite: highlights and tourist information

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Pierre-Benite 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.

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!

Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 6 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 27 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 33 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

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

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

See Pelussin guide
Perouges

Perouges

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

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

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

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

See Dombes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pierre-Benite

 
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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)

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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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Pierre-Benite is in the eastern-center of France at 6 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Pierre-Benite is 397 kilometres from Paris).

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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