Venissieux tourism and travel guide

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Venissieux is situated in the Rhone 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 Venissieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon at 8 km and Lyon Old Town at 8 km.

Venissieux, 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)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 19 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
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at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Trevoux guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Anse guide


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

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

See Perouges guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Theize guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Oingt guide

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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)

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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

Venissieux is in the eastern-center of France at 8 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Venissieux is 400 kilometres from Paris).

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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