Thizy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thizy: highlights and tourist information

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Thizy 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 50 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Thizy is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 22 km and Theize at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thizy, 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 Thizy 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 Thizy

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)

More information about Thizy, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thizy, France

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

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.

This page in French: Visiter Thizy