Thel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thel: highlights and tourist information

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Thel 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 54 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Thel is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 25 km and Theize at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thel, 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 Thel 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 Thel

Markets in and near Thel

  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (5km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (10km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Thel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thel, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (55km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (16km)
  • Trevoux (36km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (16km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (30km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (37km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (41km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (45km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (53km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (13km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (27km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (27km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (30km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (31km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (53km)
  • Parc de Gerland (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (33km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (53km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (55km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (62km)
  • Seille (Saône) (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (40km)
  • Ecully (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (53km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thel

Canton: Lamure-sur-Azergues

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 69470

Distance to Thel

from Lyon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 411 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleroche, Belmont-de-la-Loire, Cours-la-Ville, Ecoche, Le Cergne, Mardore, Pont-Trambouze, Ranchal, Saint-Bonnet-le-Troncy and Saint-Vincent-de-Reins.

This page in French: Visiter Thel