Ternand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ternand in Rhone

Photo is of Oingt at 4 km from Ternand

Visit Ternand: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ternand in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 4 km and Bagnols at 7 km.

Ternand, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Theize guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Anse guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide


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

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

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Ternand


Markets in and near Ternand

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Anse: market Friday (14km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (16km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (18km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (24km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Ternand, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (33km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (19km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (35km)
  • Charlieu (36km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (38km)
  • Saint-Galmier (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (31km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (36km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (45km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (52km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (12km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)
  • Parc de Gerland (32km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (35km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (50km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (35km)
  • Roche de Solutré (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (27km)
  • Macon (46km)
  • Vonnas (47km)
  • Chaponnay (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (22km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (44km)

Geography and distances

Ternand is in the eastern-center of France at 32 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Ternand is 363 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ternand

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69620

Distance to Ternand

from Lyon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 363 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamelet, Dareize, Dieme, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, Legny, Letra, Moire, Oingt, Saint-Clement-sur-Valsonne, Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt, Saint-Loup, Saint-Verand and Sainte-Paule.

This page in French: Visiter Ternand