Vernioz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernioz in Isere

Photo is of Vienne (town) at 11 km from Vernioz

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Vernioz 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 Vernioz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vienne (town) at 11 km and Malleval at 13 km.

Vernioz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 11 km (direction )

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 13 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 16 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 40 km (direction south), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates and the...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 40 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the Eden Parc...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it started life...

See Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez guide


at 44 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cremieu guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to the large...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide

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Markets in and near Vernioz

  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (10km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (16km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (17km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (19km)

More information about Vernioz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vernioz, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (40km)
  • Cremieu (44km)
  • Saint-Galmier (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (37km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (40km)
  • Jardin japonais (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (21km)
  • Perdrix Crest (25km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (40km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (43km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (56km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (59km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (23km)
  • Ecully (40km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (27km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (39km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)

Geography and distances

Vernioz is in the east of France at 71 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Vernioz is 427 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernioz

Canton: Roussillon

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38150

Distance to Vernioz

from Grenoble (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 427 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 269 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assieu, Auberives-sur-Vareze, Chalons, Cheyssieu, Chonas-l'Amballan, La Chapelle-de-Surieu, Les Cotes-d'Arey, Monsteroux-Milieu, Reventin-Vaugris, Saint-Romain-de-Surieu, Saint-Sorlin-de-Vienne and Ville-sous-Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Vernioz