Sarcey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sarcey in Rhone

Photo is of Bagnols at 6 km from Sarcey

Visit Sarcey: highlights and tourist information

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Sarcey 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 Sarcey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bagnols at 6 km and Oingt at 8 km.

Sarcey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 8 km (direction north-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 8 km (direction south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 18 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants that you...

See Lyon guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites of interest...

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at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and bird-watching...

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the village that...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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Map of places to visit near Sarcey


Markets in and near Sarcey

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (8km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (12km)
  • Anse: market Friday (13km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (19km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (20km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Sarcey, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (26km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (18km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (28km)
  • Saint-Galmier (37km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (41km)
  • Charlieu (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (25km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (43km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (13km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (24km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (26km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (21km)
  • Chaponnay (40km)
  • Vonnas (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (15km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (37km)

Geography and distances

Sarcey is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Sarcey is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sarcey

Canton: Arbresle

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69490

Distance to Sarcey

from Lyon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 323 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sarcey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ancy, Bagnols, Bully, Chessy, Dareize, Eveux, Frontenas, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, Legny, Les Olmes, Moire, Nuelles, Pontcharra-sur-Turdine, Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle, Saint-Loup, Saint-Romain-de-Popey and Saint-Verand.

This page in French: Visiter Sarcey