Thil tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thil: highlights and tourist information

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Thil is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Thil is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Presqu'ile at 15 km and Lyon at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thil, 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 Thil 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 Ain

Map of places to visit near Thil

Markets in and near Thil

  • Montluel: market Friday (5km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (5km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (9km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (10km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (13km)

More information about Thil, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thil, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (19km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (20km)
  • Trevoux (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (15km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (14km)
  • Parc de Gerland (15km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (7km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (13km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (19km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (21km)
  • Chaponnay (22km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Vonnas (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (14km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (33km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thil

Canton: Miribel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Thil

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 294 km

from Bordeaux: 451 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beynost, Bressolles, Dagneux, Decines-Charpieu, Jonage, Jons, La Boisse, Meyzieu, Miribel, Montluel, Nievroz and Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost.

This page in French: Visiter Thil