Villette-d'Anthon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 13 km from Villette-d'Anthon

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Villette-d'Anthon 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 Villette-d'Anthon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 13 km and Cremieu at 13 km.

Villette-d'Anthon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-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 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 21 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 21 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 21 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 24 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 31 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 34 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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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

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

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

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at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

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

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine...

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Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages in the...

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at 44 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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Markets in and near Villette-d'Anthon

  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (7km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (8km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (8km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (11km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (13km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (13km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Villette-d'Anthon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (61km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (21km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (20km)
  • Parc de Gerland (21km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (37km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (14km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (19km)
  • Oeillon Crest (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (14km)
  • Chaponnay (23km)
  • Ecully (26km)
  • Morestel (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (20km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (49km)

Geography and distances

Villette-d'Anthon is in the east of France at 83 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Villette-d'Anthon is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villette-d'Anthon

Canton: Pont-de-Chéruy

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38280

Distance to Villette-d'Anthon

from Grenoble (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 369 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villette-d'Anthon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anthon, Balan, Chavanoz, Janneyrias, Jonage, Jons, Nievroz, Pont-de-Cheruy and Pusignan.

This page in French: Visiter Villette-d'Anthon