Vaulx-Milieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaulx-Milieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 14 km from Vaulx-Milieu

Visit Vaulx-Milieu: highlights and tourist information

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Vaulx-Milieu is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Vaulx-Milieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 14 km and Vienne (town) at 25 km.

Vaulx-Milieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cremieu guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century, a cathedral,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


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

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

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Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a fantastic creation...

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at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

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at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the highlights when...

See Pelussin guide


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

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

See Dombes guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide

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Markets in and near Vaulx-Milieu

  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (2km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (13km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (15km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (19km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Vaulx-Milieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (53km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (29km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (31km)
  • Oeillon Crest (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (19km)
  • Morestel (24km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (26km)
  • Ecully (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (48km)

Geography and distances

Vaulx-Milieu is in the east of France at 64 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Vaulx-Milieu is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaulx-Milieu

Canton: Isle-d'Abeau

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38090

Distance to Vaulx-Milieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 269 km

from Bordeaux: 459 km

from Strasbourg: 383 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vaulx-Milieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnefamille, Chezeneuve, Domarin, Four, Frontonas, La Verpilliere, Roche, Saint-Alban-de-Roche, Saint-Marcel-Bel-Accueil, Saint-Quentin-Fallavier and Villefontaine.

This page in French: Visiter Vaulx-Milieu