Rontalon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rontalon: highlights and tourist information

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Rontalon 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 20 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Rontalon is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 18 km and Lyon Old Town at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rontalon, 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 Rontalon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Rontalon

Markets in and near Rontalon

  • Mornant: market Friday (6km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (10km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (10km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (15km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Rontalon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rontalon.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (14km)
  • Saint-Galmier (26km)
  • Trevoux (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (18km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (22km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (23km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (29km)
  • Oeillon Crest (30km)
  • Perdrix Crest (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (17km)
  • Chaponnay (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (10km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (13km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (22km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rontalon

Canton: Mornant

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69510

Distance to Rontalon

from Lyon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 301 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaussan, Messimy, Mornant, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Saint-Martin-en-Haut, Saint-Sorlin, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, Thurins and Yzeron.

This page in French: Visiter Rontalon