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Brignais

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Brignais - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône
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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

MunicipalityBrignais
Postcode69530
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
DepartmentRhône
RegionRhône Valley

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
Transport

Events and festivities

Brignais, nearly 140 associations are mobilizing to organize with the city include:

Photos

City Brignais from the sky
City Brignais 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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siphon bridge in the valley Barret
siphon bridge in the valley Barret
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Remains of the Roman aqueduct of Gier, built in the first century AD, found in the valley Barret. You can see the arches of the bridge siphon arriving from Soucieu-en-Jarrest, which passed the lead pipes. We point out however that this remnant is located on private property. The Tourist Valley Garon organizes throughout the year for groups and from April to October for individual guided tours and excursions to discover this exceptional monument, do not hesitate to ask to April 78 45 09 52 and to contact@valleedugarontourisme.fr

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Traditional Thai well-being massage
Well-being60 € Lyon (10.5 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (10.7 km)
Lyon Pass: Tours, Transportation, Cultural Activities – 1,2 or 3 days
Culture and education24 € Lyon (11.1 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Lyon – 3 hours
Culture and education61 € Lyon (11.1 km)
Half-Day in the Beaujolais Region: Vineyard Tours & Wine Tasting
Local flavours77 € Lyon (11.1 km)

Outings

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)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (14.8 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels