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Vaux-en-Beaujolais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vaux-en-Beaujolais in Rhone

Photo is of Oingt at 12 km from Vaux-en-Beaujolais

Visit Vaux-en-Beaujolais: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux-en-Beaujolais is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 12 km and Theize at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vaux-en-Beaujolais, 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 Vaux-en-Beaujolais in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Theize guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 15 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnols guide
 
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Anse

Anse

at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See Anse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Eveux guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Macon

Macon

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest...

See Macon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 38 km (direction south-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in...

See Cluny guide

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Map of places to visit near Vaux-en-Beaujolais

 
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Markets in and near Vaux-en-Beaujolais

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (14km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Anse: market Friday (17km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Vaux-en-Beaujolais, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (29km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (19km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (29km)
  • Charlieu (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (38km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (38km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (46km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (53km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (10km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (14km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (27km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (35km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (37km)
  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (43km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (29km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (37km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (33km)
  • Ecully (34km)
  • Vonnas (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (34km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vaux-en-Beaujolais is in the eastern-center of France at 38 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Vaux-en-Beaujolais is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-en-Beaujolais

Canton: Gleizé

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69460

Distance to Vaux-en-Beaujolais

from Lyon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 336 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 368 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vaux-en-Beaujolais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blace, Le Perreon, Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin, Odenas, Rivolet, Saint-Cyr-le-Chatoux, Saint-Etienne-Des-Oullieres, Saint-Etienne-la-Varenne and Saint-Julien.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-en-Beaujolais

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