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Vertrieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vertrieu in Isere

Photo is of Perouges at 15 km from Vertrieu

Visit Vertrieu: highlights and tourist information

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Vertrieu is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 15 km and Cremieu at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vertrieu, 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 Vertrieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant...

See Chambery guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near Vertrieu


Markets in and near Vertrieu

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (4km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (22km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (24km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Vertrieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vertrieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (45km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (19km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (41km)
  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (8km)
  • Morestel (24km)
  • Chaponnay (43km)
  • Nances (46km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (47km)
  • Vonnas (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (41km)

Geography and distances

Vertrieu is in the east of France at 81 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Vertrieu is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vertrieu

Canton: Crémieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38390

Distance to Vertrieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 351 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cleyzieu, La Balme-les-Grottes, Lagnieu, Leyment, Parmilieu, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Saint-Vulbas, Sault-Brenaz, Souclin, Torcieu and Villebois.

This page in French: Visiter Vertrieu

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