Veyssilieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Veyssilieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 6 km from Veyssilieu

Visit Veyssilieu: highlights and tourist information

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Veyssilieu 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 Veyssilieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 6 km and Perouges at 25 km.

Veyssilieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

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

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 37 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

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at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

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at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

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at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

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

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at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the Regional Natural...

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at 51 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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Markets in and near Veyssilieu

  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (15km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (18km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (20km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Veyssilieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (30km)
  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (51km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (29km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (17km)
  • Morestel (20km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Nances (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (30km)

Geography and distances

Veyssilieu is in the east of France at 68 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Veyssilieu is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Veyssilieu

Canton: Crémieu

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38460

Distance to Veyssilieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 273 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 375 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamagnieu, Chozeau, Cremieu, Frontonas, La Verpilliere, Moras, Panossas, Saint-Hilaire-de-Brens, Saint-Marcel-Bel-Accueil, Tignieu-Jameyzieu, Venerieu and Villemoirieu.

This page in French: Visiter Veyssilieu