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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 6 km and Perouges at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Veyssilieu, 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 Veyssilieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Cremieu guide
Perouges

Perouges

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...

See Perouges guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

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

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...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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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...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Belley

Belley

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

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

See Belley guide
Dombes

Dombes

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

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

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

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

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...

See Palais Ideal guide
Malleval

Malleval

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

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages...

See Malleval guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide

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Map of places to visit near Veyssilieu

 
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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)

Hotels near Veyssilieu

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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

  • 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)
 
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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

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