Solaize tourism and travel guide

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Visit Solaize: highlights and tourist information

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Solaize 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 13 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Solaize is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 13 km and Lyon Old Town at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Solaize, 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 Solaize in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Solaize

Markets in and near Solaize

  • Feyzin: market Sunday (4km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (9km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (11km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (13km)

More information about Solaize, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Solaize, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (10km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (30km)
  • Cremieu (33km)
  • Trevoux (34km)
  • Saint-Galmier (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (13km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (13km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (16km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (16km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (20km)
  • Oeillon Crest (33km)
  • Perdrix Crest (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (7km)
  • Ecully (16km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Solaize

Canton: Saint-Fons

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69360

Distance to Solaize

from Lyon (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 394 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charly, Chuzelles, Communay, Corbas, Feyzin, Grigny, Irigny, Marennes, Millery, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Serezin-du-Rhone, Simandres, Ternay, Vernaison, Villette-de-Vienne and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Solaize