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Taponas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Taponas in Rhone

Photo is of Belleville at 2 km from Taponas

Visit Taponas: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 2 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Taponas, 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 Taponas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 2 km (direction south-west)

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 20 km (direction south), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Anse guide
 
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Macon

Macon

at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Theize

Theize

at 23 km (direction south-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys...

See Cluny guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

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

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide

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

Map of places to visit near Taponas

 
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Markets in and near Taponas

  • Belleville: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (4km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (16km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (18km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (20km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Taponas, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (44km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (20km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (33km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (35km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (36km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (41km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (7km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (20km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (34km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)
  • Parc de Gerland (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (37km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (39km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (46km)
  • Seille (Saône) (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (51km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (20km)
  • Vonnas (20km)
  • Ecully (39km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Taponas is in the eastern-center of France at 41 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Taponas is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Taponas

Canton: Belleville

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69220

Distance to Taponas

from Lyon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 578 km

from Nice: 333 km

from Bordeaux: 440 km

from Strasbourg: 354 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Corcelles-en-Beaujolais, Drace, Genouilleux, Guereins, Lancie, Mogneneins, Montceaux, Montmerle-sur-Saone, Peyzieux-sur-Saone, Saint-Jean-d'Ardieres and Thoissey.

This page in French: Visiter Taponas

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