Toussieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Toussieu: highlights and tourist information

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Toussieu 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 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Toussieu is 408 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


... 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)

More information about Toussieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Toussieu, France

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

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