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Pomeys tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 23 km from Pomeys

Visit Pomeys: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 23 km and Saint-Etienne at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pomeys, 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 Pomeys in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Theize guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest...

See Malleval guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pomeys


Markets in and near Pomeys

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (12km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (16km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (18km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (19km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Pomeys, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pomeys, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (2km)
  • Saint-Galmier (12km)
  • Trevoux (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (31km)
  • Oeillon Crest (31km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (29km)
  • Chaponnay (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (16km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (17km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)

Geography and distances

Pomeys is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Pomeys is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pomeys

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69590

Distance to Pomeys

from Lyon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveize, Chatelus, Chazelles-sur-Lyon, Coise, Grezieu-le-Marche, La Chapelle-sur-Coise, Larajasse, Meys, Saint-Denis-sur-Coise, Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise and Viricelles.

This page in French: Visiter Pomeys

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