Theize tourism and travel guide

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Visit Theize: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine region

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Theize. For detailed visitor information see the Theize travel guide.

Theize 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 26 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Theize is 366 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 3 km and Anse at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Theize, 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 Theize 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 Theize

Markets in and near Theize

  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Anse: market Friday (7km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (10km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (12km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (19km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (20km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (22km)

More information about Theize, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Theize, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (28km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (33km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (36km)
  • Charlieu (42km)
  • Saint-Galmier (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (42km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (51km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (54km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (57km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (6km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (16km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (54km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (26km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (29km)
  • Roche de Solutré (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (22km)
  • Vonnas (42km)
  • Chaponnay (42km)
  • Macon (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (21km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Theize

Canton: Bois-d'Oingt

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69620

Distance to Theize

from Lyon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 366 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 424 km

from Strasbourg: 377 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alix, Bagnols, Charnay, Chessy, Cogny, Frontenas, Jarnioux, Lacenas, Lachassagne, Le Bois-d'Oingt, Le Breuil, Legny, Liergues, Marcy, Moire, Oingt, Pommiers, Pouilly-le-Monial, Saint-Laurent-d'Oingt, Sainte-Paule and Ville-sur-Jarnioux.

This page in French: Visiter Theize