Saint-Romain-en-Gier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 14 km from Saint-Romain-en-Gier

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 14 km and Pelussin at 16 km.

Saint-Romain-en-Gier, 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 14 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 16 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


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

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

See Malleval guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
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at 24 km (direction 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 north-east)

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

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

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

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Romain-en-Gier

  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (6km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (12km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (13km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (13km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (16km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (16km)

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

What to do at Saint-Romain-en-Gier? 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-Gier.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (20km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (21km)
  • Saint-Galmier (30km)
  • Trevoux (42km)
  • Cremieu (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (21km)

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 (27km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (21km)
  • Perdrix Crest (23km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (19km)
  • Ecully (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (10km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Romain-en-Gier is in the eastern-center of France at 24 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Romain-en-Gier is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Romain-en-Gier

Canton: Givors

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69700

Distance to Saint-Romain-en-Gier

from Lyon (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 290 km

from Bordeaux: 422 km

from Strasbourg: 407 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chassagny, Chateauneuf, Dargoire, Echalas, Givors, Mornant, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Tartaras and Treves.

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


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