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Visit Thurins: highlights and tourist information

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Thurins 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 18 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Thurins is 393 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Thurins

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)

More information about Thurins, Rhone-Alpes

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 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)

Geography and distances

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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