Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Etienne at 23 km from Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

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Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 23 km and Eveux at 25 km.

Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 23 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 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 30 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
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at 33 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 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 35 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 37 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


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-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 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Anse guide


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

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

See Trevoux guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Galmier: market Monday (12km)
  • Veauche: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Rive-de-Gier: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • La Talaudiere: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • La Grand-Croix: market Monday (17km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (17km)
  • Montrond-les-Bains: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Chamond: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Andrezieux-Boutheon: market Tuesday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (30km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Jardin de l’écomusée (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Perdrix Crest (29km)
  • Oeillon Crest (29km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (36km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (30km)
  • Chaponnay (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (14km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (17km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise is in the eastern-center of France at 33 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69590

Distance to Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise

from Lyon (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 309 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 412 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aveize, Chatelus, Chazelles-sur-Lyon, Chevrieres, Coise, Duerne, Grezieu-le-Marche, La Chapelle-sur-Coise, Larajasse, Meys, Pomeys and Saint-Denis-sur-Coise.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise


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