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Vourles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 12 km from Vourles

Visit Vourles: highlights and tourist information

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Vourles is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Vourles is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 12 km and Lyon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vourles, 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 Vourles 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 Rhone

Map of places to visit near Vourles


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)

More information about Vourles, Rhone-Alpes

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

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

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