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Solaize tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vienne (town) at 13 km from Solaize

Visit Solaize: highlights and tourist information

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Solaize is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 13 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Eveux

Eveux

at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oingt guide

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Map of places to visit near Solaize

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Solaize, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Solaize is in the eastern-center of France at 13 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Solaize is 404 kilometres from Paris).

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

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