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Toussieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Toussieu in Rhone

Photo is of Vienne (town) at 17 km from Toussieu

Visit Toussieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 17 km and Lyon at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Toussieu, 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 Toussieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 17 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 38 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Toussieu


Markets in and near Toussieu

  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (6km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (6km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (9km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (11km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)

Hotels near Toussieu

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Tourist attractions near Toussieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (18km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (17km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (18km)
  • Oeillon Crest (41km)
  • Perdrix Crest (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (5km)
  • Ecully (22km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (31km)
  • Morestel (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (18km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (32km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (34km)

Geography and distances

Toussieu is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Toussieu is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Toussieu

Canton: Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69780

Distance to Toussieu

from Lyon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 282 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaponnay, Heyrieux, Mions, Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure, Saint-Laurent-de-Mure, Saint-Pierre-de-Chandieu, Saint-Priest and Valencin.

This page in French: Visiter Toussieu

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