Pollionnay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 7 km from Pollionnay

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Pollionnay 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 Pollionnay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 7 km and Lyon Old Town at 14 km.

Pollionnay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 32 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 37 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 38 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide

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Map of places to visit near Pollionnay


Markets in and near Pollionnay

  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (7km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (9km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (12km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (13km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Pollionnay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (21km)
  • Trevoux (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)
  • Charlieu (58km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (13km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (14km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (58km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (14km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (15km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (20km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (16km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (22km)
  • Oeillon Crest (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (9km)
  • Chaponnay (26km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (5km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (25km)

Geography and distances

Pollionnay is in the eastern-center of France at 14 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Pollionnay is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pollionnay

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69290

Distance to Pollionnay

from Lyon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 391 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brindas, Chevinay, Craponne, Grezieu-la-Varenne, La Tour-de-Salvagny, Marcy-l'Etoile, Sain-Bel, Saint-Genis-les-Ollieres, Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Saint-Pierre-la-Palud, Sainte-Consorce, Sourcieux-les-Mines and Vaugneray.

This page in French: Visiter Pollionnay