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Visit Thurins: highlights and tourist information

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Thurins is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 15 km and Lyon Old Town at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thurins, 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 Thurins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Eveux

Eveux

at 15 km (direction )

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide
Anse

Anse

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour...

See Theize guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 29 km (direction south), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures,...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 34 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Thurins

 
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Markets in and near Thurins

  • Mornant: market Friday (8km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (9km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (9km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (13km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (14km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Thurins, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (15km)
  • Saint-Galmier (27km)
  • Trevoux (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (17km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (18km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (20km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (21km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (27km)
  • Oeillon Crest (32km)
  • Perdrix Crest (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (15km)
  • Chaponnay (24km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (8km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (15km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thurins is in the eastern-center of France at 18 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Thurins is 393 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thurins

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69510

Distance to Thurins

from Lyon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 393 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brindas, Chaussan, Messimy, Orlienas, Rontalon, Saint-Andre-la-Cote, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Soucieu-en-Jarrest and Yzeron.

This page in French: Visiter Thurins

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