Vienne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vienne in Isere

Visit Vienne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of the most interesting towns in Isere

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Vienne. For detailed visitor information see the Vienne travel guide.

Vienne is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 76 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Vienne is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Vienne include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Pelussin at 19 km and Malleval at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vienne, 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 Vienne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Vienne

Markets in and near Vienne

Market days in Vienne: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Vienne: market Saturday (0km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (10km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (16km)
  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (19km)
  • Heyrieux: market Friday (19km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (19km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)

More information about Vienne, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vienne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Vienne.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (35km)
  • Cremieu (37km)
  • Saint-Galmier (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (26km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (27km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (25km)
  • Perdrix Crest (28km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (29km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (13km)
  • Ecully (29km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (23km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (28km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (33km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vienne

Canton: Vienne

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38200

Distance to Vienne

from Grenoble (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 277 km

from Bordeaux: 434 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ampuis, Jardin, Loire-sur-Rhone, Pont-Eveque, Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhone, Saint-Romain-en-Gal, Saint-Sorlin-de-Vienne, Sainte-Colombe, Serpaize and Seyssuel.

This page in French: Visiter Vienne