Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle 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 Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 4 km and Bagnols at 8 km.

Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 4 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

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at 48 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle

  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (5km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (8km)
  • Anse: market Friday (12km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (17km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (18km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (18km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle, France

What to do at Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (16km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (27km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (40km)
  • Charlieu (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (20km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (48km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (12km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (20km)
  • Parc de Gerland (21km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (25km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (47km)

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 (15km)
  • Chaponnay (35km)
  • Vonnas (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (11km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle is in the eastern-center of France at 21 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle

Canton: Arbresle

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69210

Distance to Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle

from Lyon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bibost, Bully, Charnay, Chatillon, Chessy, Eveux, Fleurieux-sur-l'Arbresle, Le Breuil, Lentilly, Lozanne, Nuelles, Sain-Bel, Saint-Jean-Des-Vignes, Sarcey, Savigny and Sourcieux-les-Mines.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle