Saint-Jean-de-Bournay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Bournay in Isere

Photo is of Vienne (town) at 21 km from Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Bournay is situated in the Isere 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-Jean-de-Bournay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 21 km and Cremieu at 27 km.

Saint-Jean-de-Bournay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the...

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at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide


at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

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at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

Market days in Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: weekly market: Monday;

  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (0km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (16km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (24km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Bournay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (37km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (38km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)
  • Oeillon Crest (43km)
  • Perdrix Crest (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (21km)
  • Morestel (32km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (38km)
  • Ecully (42km)
  • Saint-Gervais (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (38km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (44km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (50km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Bournay is in the east of France at 57 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Bournay is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38440

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Bournay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 653 km

from Nice: 261 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 396 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Bournay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artas, Beauvoir-de-Marc, Charantonnay, Chatonnay, Lieudieu, Meyrieu-les-Etangs, Royas, Savas-Mepin and Villeneuve-de-Marc.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Bournay


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