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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Brignais - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Ancient fortified village, retains a Brignais old buildings giving it an authentic greatly appreciated by its inhabitants.

Common set between urban and rural villages, but also between the Rhone valley and the Monts du Lyonnais, Brignais is located about ten kilometers southwest of Lyon. It is one of the links in the inner suburbs of Lyon and has, as such, strong currents of economic and trade exchanges. With nearly 6000 jobs, the town of Brignais is a sector with high economic potential.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.6749440 (N 45° 40’ 30”)
Longitude4.7525639 (E 4° 45’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 203m to 331m
Surface area10.36 km²
Population11551 inhabitants
Density1114 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLyon (19 km, 21 min)
Insee code69027
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée du Garon

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Genis-Laval4.3 km (8 min)
Vourles4.4 km (8 min)
Soucieu-en-Jarrest4.7 km (8 min)
Chaponost5 km (9 min)
Irigny5.8 km (9 min)
Orliénas6.3 km (10 min)
Charly6.4 km (10 min)
Millery6.7 km (13 min)
Oullins6.8 km (12 min)
Taluyers7.5 km (14 min)
Montagny8.6 km (11 min)
Vernaison8.6 km (14 min)
Messimy9.6 km (15 min)
Saint-Laurent-d'Agny9.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Brignais, nearly 140 organizations that are mobilizing to arrange with the city include:


Brignais city from the sky
Brignais city from the sky
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Old Bridge on Garon
Old Bridge on Garon
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Villa Giraudière
Villa Giraudière
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Remains dating from the 1st century AD located at the bottom of the valley road to Barret and Gerle. The book covers 86 km and passes through 23 municipalities in the Loire and the Rhone. Its length extends over 900 meters in the town of Brignais including 240 meters in joint ownership with Soucieu Chaponost and 80 meters.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (10.7 km)
Discover Lyon by Segway
Entertainment30 € Lyon (11 km)
Segway ride along the Rhône
Entertainment40 € Lyon (11 km)
Segway ride around the modern neighbourhood of Confluence
Entertainment40 € Lyon (11 km)
Segway ride to explore the Croix-Rousse hill - 2 hours
Entertainment50 € Lyon (11 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (5.4 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (7.3 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (8.9 km)
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (10.2 km)
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (44 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals