Saint-Sorlin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 21 km from Saint-Sorlin

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Saint-Sorlin 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-Sorlin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 21 km and Lyon Old Town at 22 km.

Saint-Sorlin, 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 21 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
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 22 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 22 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 23 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 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval 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


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 37 km (direction north-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 42 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

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Markets in and near Saint-Sorlin

  • Mornant: market Friday (3km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (11km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (13km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (14km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (17km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Sorlin, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (18km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (14km)
  • Saint-Galmier (25km)
  • Trevoux (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (21km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (22km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (24km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (25km)
  • Oeillon Crest (26km)
  • Perdrix Crest (27km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (20km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (9km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (15km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (24km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Sorlin is in the eastern-center of France at 22 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sorlin is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sorlin

Canton: Mornant

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69440

Distance to Saint-Sorlin

from Lyon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Sorlin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaussan, Mornant, Orlienas, Riverie, Rontalon, Saint-Andeol-le-Chateau, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Didier-sous-Riverie, Saint-Jean-de-Touslas, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Saint-Martin-en-Haut, Saint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Sainte-Catherine and Soucieu-en-Jarrest.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sorlin


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