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Thizy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Oingt at 22 km from Thizy

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Thizy 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 Thizy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 22 km and Theize at 25 km.

Thizy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 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
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at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Anse guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Belleville guide


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

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

See Trevoux guide


at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 43 km (direction 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
Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

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

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

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

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make...

See Paray-le-Monial guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide

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Markets in and near Thizy

  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (8km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (19km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (25km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Thizy, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (51km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (18km)
  • Trevoux (37km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (18km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (37km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (46km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (47km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (50km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (23km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (31km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (34km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (37km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (50km)
  • Parc de Gerland (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (43km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (46km)
  • Macon (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (38km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (50km)

Geography and distances

Thizy is in the eastern-center of France at 50 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Thizy is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thizy

Canton: Thizy

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69240

Distance to Thizy

from Lyon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 576 km

from Nice: 348 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 384 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-de-Thizy, Combre, Cublize, La Chapelle-de-Mardore, La Gresle, Mardore, Marnand, Pont-Trambouze, Ronno, Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere, Saint-Victor-sur-Rhins and Saint-Vincent-de-Reins.

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