Saint-Martin-en-Haut tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Martin-en-Haut 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-Martin-en-Haut in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 18 km and Lyon Old Town at 24 km.

Saint-Martin-en-Haut, France: places to visit and attractions

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at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 29 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

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at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

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at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

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Markets in and near Saint-Martin-en-Haut

  • Mornant: market Friday (10km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (14km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (15km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (15km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (17km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Martin-en-Haut, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (9km)
  • Saint-Galmier (21km)
  • Trevoux (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (23km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (24km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Oeillon Crest (30km)
  • Perdrix Crest (31km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (21km)
  • Chaponnay (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (11km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (12km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Martin-en-Haut is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Martin-en-Haut is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Martin-en-Haut

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69850

Distance to Saint-Martin-en-Haut

from Lyon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 305 km

from Bordeaux: 412 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Martin-en-Haut from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Duerne, La Chapelle-sur-Coise, Larajasse, Montromant, Rontalon, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Genis-l'Argentiere, Saint-Sorlin and Yzeron.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Martin-en-Haut


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