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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

Visit Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise: highlights and tourist information

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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".

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Etienne at 23 km and Eveux at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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.

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...

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...

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...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


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...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide


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

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

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...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 39 km (direction north-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide


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

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

See Trevoux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise


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)

More information about Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise, Rhone-Alpes

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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