Simandres tourism and travel guide

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Visit Simandres: highlights and tourist information

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Simandres 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 16 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Simandres is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 11 km and Lyon at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Simandres, 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 Simandres 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 Simandres

Markets in and near Simandres

  • Feyzin: market Sunday (6km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (11km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (14km)

More information about Simandres, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Simandres, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Simandres.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (13km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (32km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (32km)
  • Trevoux (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (15km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (16km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (18km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (18km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (22km)
  • Oeillon Crest (32km)
  • Perdrix Crest (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (5km)
  • Ecully (19km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (18km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (24km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (26km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Simandres

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 69360

Distance to Simandres

from Lyon (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 285 km

from Bordeaux: 435 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaponnay, Charly, Chasse-sur-Rhone, Chuzelles, Communay, Corbas, Feyzin, Irigny, Marennes, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Serezin-du-Rhone, Solaize, Ternay, Vernaison and Villette-de-Vienne.

This page in French: Visiter Simandres