Saint-Romain-de-Popey tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Romain-de-Popey 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-Romain-de-Popey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 8 km and Bagnols at 10 km.

Saint-Romain-de-Popey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 22 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 26 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 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 47 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 49 km (direction south-south-east), 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-Romain-de-Popey

  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (7km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (14km)
  • Anse: market Friday (17km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (23km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (23km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain-de-Popey, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (22km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (25km)
  • Saint-Galmier (33km)
  • Charlieu (44km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (44km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (16km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (26km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (28km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (21km)
  • Chaponnay (40km)
  • Vonnas (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (12km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (33km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-de-Popey is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-de-Popey is 373 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-de-Popey

Canton: Tarare

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69490

Distance to Saint-Romain-de-Popey

from Lyon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 373 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 415 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy, Bibost, Bully, Le Breuil, Les Olmes, Pontcharra-sur-Turdine, Sain-Bel, Saint-Forgeux, Saint-Julien-sur-Bibost, Saint-Loup, Sarcey and Savigny.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain-de-Popey