Saint-Romain-en-Gal tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 2 km from Saint-Romain-en-Gal

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Saint-Romain-en-Gal 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-en-Gal in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 2 km and Pelussin at 19 km.

Saint-Romain-en-Gal, 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 2 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

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at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

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Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

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Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

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

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

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at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

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

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at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

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at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

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at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Romain-en-Gal

  • Vienne: market Saturday (1km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (10km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (15km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (17km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (18km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Romain-en-Gal, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (22km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (33km)
  • Cremieu (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (25km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (25km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (28km)
  • Perdrix Crest (28km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (12km)
  • Ecully (28km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (32km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-en-Gal is in the eastern-center of France at 25 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-en-Gal is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-en-Gal

Canton: Condrieu

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69560

Distance to Saint-Romain-en-Gal

from Lyon (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ampuis, Chasse-sur-Rhone, Chuzelles, Jardin, Loire-sur-Rhone, Pont-Eveque, Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhone, Sainte-Colombe, Serpaize, Seyssuel, Tupin-et-Semons, Vienne and Villette-de-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Romain-en-Gal