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Soleymieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Soleymieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 8 km from Soleymieu

Visit Soleymieu: highlights and tourist information

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Soleymieu is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 8 km and Perouges at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Soleymieu, 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 Soleymieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 27 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your...

See Belley guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 40 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 40 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing...

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 64 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Soleymieu


Markets in and near Soleymieu

  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (14km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (21km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (24km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (24km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Soleymieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Soleymieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (42km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Parc de Gerland (40km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (38km)
  • Mont Granier (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (10km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (14km)
  • Chaponnay (33km)
  • Nances (37km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (44km)
  • Ecully (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)

Geography and distances

Soleymieu is in the east of France at 65 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Soleymieu is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Soleymieu

Canton: Crémieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38460

Distance to Soleymieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 270 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoisin-Chatelans, Courtenay, Dizimieu, Optevoz, Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens, Salagnon, Sermerieu, Trept and Venerieu.

This page in French: Visiter Soleymieu

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