Venerieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Venerieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 8 km from Venerieu

Visit Venerieu: highlights and tourist information

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Venerieu 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 Venerieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 8 km and Perouges at 28 km.

Venerieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 36 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 36 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 36 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


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 53 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 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 53 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

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Map of places to visit near Venerieu


Markets in and near Venerieu

  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (13km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (21km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Venerieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Venerieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (37km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (36km)
  • Parc de Gerland (36km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (31km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (35km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (15km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (19km)
  • Chaponnay (27km)
  • Ecully (41km)
  • Nances (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)

Geography and distances

Venerieu is in the east of France at 63 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Venerieu is 418 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Venerieu

Canton: Crémieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38460

Distance to Venerieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 418 km

from Calais: 640 km

from Nice: 268 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 375 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chozeau, Moras, Panossas, Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens, Saint-Marcel-Bel-Accueil, Saint-Savin, Soleymieu, Trept and Veyssilieu.

This page in French: Visiter Venerieu