Sain-Bel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sain-Bel: highlights and tourist information

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Sain-Bel 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: Sain-Bel is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 2 km and Bagnols at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sain-Bel, 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 Sain-Bel 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 Sain-Bel

Markets in and near Sain-Bel

Market days in Sain-Bel: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (0km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (11km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (16km)
  • Anse: market Friday (16km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)

More information about Sain-Bel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sain-Bel, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (20km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (22km)
  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (44km)
  • Charlieu (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (19km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (20km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (51km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (17km)
  • Parc de Gerland (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (20km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (21km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (14km)
  • Chaponnay (33km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (6km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (29km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sain-Bel

Canton: Arbresle

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69210

Distance to Sain-Bel

from Lyon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 315 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sain-Bel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bessenay, Bibost, Bully, Chevinay, Eveux, Fleurieux-sur-l'Arbresle, Lentilly, Nuelles, Pollionnay, Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle, Saint-Pierre-la-Palud, Saint-Romain-de-Popey, Savigny and Sourcieux-les-Mines.

This page in French: Visiter Sain-Bel