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Venissieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon at 8 km from Venissieux

Visit Venissieux: highlights and tourist information

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Venissieux 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 8 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Venissieux is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon at 8 km and Lyon Old Town at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Venissieux, 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 Venissieux 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 Venissieux


Markets in and near Venissieux

  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (3km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (4km)
  • Bron: market Tuesday & Saturday & Monday & Friday (5km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (5km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (10km)

More information about Venissieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Venissieux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (6km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (28km)
  • Cremieu (29km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (34km)
  • Saint-Galmier (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (8km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (8km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (10km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (9km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (13km)
  • Oeillon Crest (40km)
  • Perdrix Crest (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (9km)
  • Ecully (12km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (9km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Venissieux

Canton: Vénissieux

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69200

Distance to Venissieux

from Lyon (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 387 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bron, Corbas, Feyzin, Irigny, La Mulatiere, Mions, Pierre-Benite, Saint-Fons, Saint-Priest and Vernaison.

This page in French: Visiter Venissieux

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