Yzeron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Yzeron: highlights and tourist information

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Yzeron 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 20 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Yzeron is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 13 km and Lyon Old Town at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Yzeron, 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 Yzeron 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 Yzeron

Markets in and near Yzeron

  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (11km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (12km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (12km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (13km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (17km)
  • Chazelles-sur-Lyon: market Friday (17km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Yzeron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Yzeron, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (18km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (13km)
  • Saint-Galmier (25km)
  • Trevoux (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (19km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (22km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (28km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (23km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (29km)
  • Oeillon Crest (35km)
  • Perdrix Crest (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (16km)
  • Chaponnay (28km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (5km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (18km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (22km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Yzeron

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69510

Distance to Yzeron

from Lyon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 416 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brussieu, Courzieu, Duerne, Montromant, Rontalon, Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Saint-Martin-en-Haut, Thurins and Vaugneray.

This page in French: Visiter Yzeron