Vourles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 12 km from Vourles

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Vourles is situated in the Rhone 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 Vourles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 12 km and Lyon at 12 km.

Vourles, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 17 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Eveux guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Anse guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Oingt guide


at 38 km (direction east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral and the...

See Saint-Etienne guide

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Markets in and near Vourles

  • Brignais: market Saturday (2km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (6km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (6km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (9km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)

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Tourist attractions near Vourles, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (8km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (25km)
  • Trevoux (31km)
  • Saint-Galmier (36km)
  • Cremieu (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (11km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (12km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (15km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (15km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (32km)
  • Perdrix Crest (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (13km)
  • Chaponnay (13km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (14km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (17km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (19km)

Geography and distances

Vourles is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Vourles is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vourles

Canton: Saint-Genis-Laval

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69390

Distance to Vourles

from Lyon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 294 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brignais, Chaponost, Charly, Grigny, Irigny, Millery, Montagny, Orlienas, Oullins, Pierre-Benite, Saint-Genis-Laval, Serezin-du-Rhone, Solaize, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, Taluyers and Vernaison.

This page in French: Visiter Vourles