Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 4 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 4 km and Lyon at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, 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 Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon

Markets in and near Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon

  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (1km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (2km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (4km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (6km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Caluire-et-Cuire: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (8km)

More information about Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (1km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (23km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (29km)
  • Cremieu (35km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (3km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (4km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (4km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (6km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (25km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (7km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (13km)
  • Oeillon Crest (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (5km)
  • Chaponnay (16km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (6km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (16km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon

Canton: Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69110

Distance to Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon

from Lyon (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaponost, Charbonnieres-les-Bains, Ecully, Francheville, La Mulatiere, Lyon, Oullins, Pierre-Benite, Saint-Fons, Saint-Genis-Laval, Tassin-la-Demi-Lune and Villeurbanne.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon