Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset 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-Laurent-de-Chamousset in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 15 km and Bagnols at 23 km.

Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Theize guide
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at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 34 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 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 47 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (13km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (13km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (20km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (21km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (22km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (12km)
  • Saint-Galmier (20km)
  • Trevoux (33km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (28km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Parc de Gerland (29km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (41km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (25km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (11km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (23km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset is in the eastern-center of France at 29 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset

Canton: Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69930

Distance to Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset

from Lyon (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brullioles, Brussieu, Duerne, Haute-Rivoire, Les Halles, Longessaigne, Montromant, Montrottier, Saint-Clement-les-Places, Saint-Genis-l'Argentiere, Sainte-Foy-l'Argentiere and Souzy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-de-Chamousset


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