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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Brindas
Insee code69028
AltitudeFrom 232 to 371 meters
Surface11.27 km²
Population5734 inhabitants
Density508 inhabitants/km²


Chief townLyon (at 16.2 km, 27 min)Grézieu-la-Varenne at 3.8 km (8 min)
DepartmentRhôneMessimy at 3.8 km (8 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town


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Brindas has a rich historical heritage linked to its isolation and its age-old ties with the character of Guignol. It can be noted the historical center, derived from the original castle, and many hamlets rich in natural character and diversity. Isolated between the valleys of the Yzeron and Garon, Brindas has varied landscapes, sometimes surprising, pro-family walks and discoveries. The name of Brindas (Briand before the revolution) is of Celtic origin, as Yzeron and Garon. The earliest known reference dates back to around the year one thousand (cartulary of Savigny).


  • To do:
  • Puppet Theatre Museum: This museum tells the story of the famous puppet and that of a family of puppeteers. You will discover a rich collection of over two hundred puppets, sets, props, costumes and archives. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 14:30 to 18:30.
  • Horse-drawn carriage in the heart of the Coteaux du Lyonnais.
  • Baptism by plane, hot air balloon rides, flying school ...
  • What to see:
  • The Castle: City Hall occupies the remains of the old medieval castle, rebuilt in the Renaissance by Claude Talaru Chalmazel, Comte de Lyon, Lord of Obéancier Brindas. One can notice the Tower, a remnant of the original castle, the various rooms Renaissance, ceremonial hall, sitting room, windows and chimneys emblazoned.
  • The Church of St. Blaise: From Romanesque Revival style, it was rebuilt in the mid-19th century. The original chapel, it was of modest size and flanked by a tower. Of the original chapel remains only the Romanesque bell tower, Gemini, the 12th century, listed as supplemental historical monuments. Three bells are the bell with a heritage dating back to 1801. The church is dedicated to Saint Blaise, bishop and martyr of the Church of the East, the Children and animals. Inside the beautiful stained glass windows of the workshop Barellon including a stained glass iconography (Rest on the Flight to Egypt) and a nice series on litanies of the Virgin.
  • The streets and remains of twenty, the inhabitants had backed the walls over the centuries, they are still visible inside the homes or businesses along the street of the old town. Two lanes remain in the picturesque village center.
  • The Cross Road: a dozen roadside crosses dot the territory of the municipality. The most remarkable of them, to Joanna, bearing the date 1596 and the signature of its author: Bastien Roux. Originally located in the center of the square, before the installation of the public fountain, cross the village, now moved to the corner of the cure, bears the trace of the mission preached in 1729.
  • Castle Monplaisir (private, visible from the outside): abandonment of the medieval castle, become ineffective, resulting in the Renaissance, the construction of a castle approval by the Lord Gaspard de Sacconay (1526). It can be noted at the bottom of a beautiful row of trees, a portal from the 17th century bearing the arms of characteristic Sacconay.
  • The home of high Pillardière (private, visible from the outside): This fortified house built in 1574, is remarkable for the presence of its loopholes, its battlements, bread oven and courtyard.
  • Pillar dizzy and railway viaduct: the Yzeron marks the limits of the municipality of more than 5 km. The route between the bridge and the bridge Oak Chabrol makes surprising discoveries: the remains of mills, dizzy pillars of the railway viaduct, shaded paths, murmuring waterfalls and prone to breakouts around family.
  • Old Oak Bridge: This small stone bridge, now comes to strollers, was once a crossing point between the towns of Brindas, Chaponost, Francheville on the highway Royal Lyon.
  • Lodges: These lodges or cabins are part of the landscape of valleys. A dozen of these buildings, in ruins or restored are scattered in harmony in the territory of the municipality.
  • For groups, guided tours of the village of Brindas by appointment by the Friends of the Old Brindas +33 6 09 49 56 78 or +33 6 29 07 03 67.


  • Fair: the last Sunday in April.
  • Bio touring the Coteaux du Lyonnais: 3rd Sunday of September.


  • Antoine Brown Museum in St. Consorce.
  • House of Bleach Grézieu-la-Varenne.
  • House Exhibition Yzeron to the plow.
  • Adventure park in the trees Yzeron.
  • Pool of inter Dells Vaugneray Lyonnais.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Natural perfume-making workshopCulture and education69 €Lyon (11.2 km)
Guided tour of Lyon and its regionCulture and educationFrom 80 € to 225 €Lyon (12 km)
Salva Terra Medieval ParkCulture and education13 €Haute-Rivoire (23 km)

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French cuisine restaurantLe Jardin Gourmand  
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Located 4.4 km from Brindas 
French cuisine restaurantL'Endroit Craponne  
dropoff window LOUNGE TABLE - This large restaurant located in Craponne close to the Monts du Lyonnais offers modern service in a comfortable furniture. The plates are carefully designed...
Located 4.8 km from Brindas24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantUn R' de Campagne  
AT HOME - Looking for a homecoming ? A country inn towards the R ' Country Chaponost for bistronomique interlude. With its family atmosphere and its bucolic setting, tranquility, there...
Located 5.1 km from Brindas20 € per person 

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Manor house with 3 bedroomsAuberge les tables du ban  
Very beautiful stone house situated in a quiet location with magnificent views over Lyon.. Www:
Located 6 km from Brindas75 € the double room 
Apartment with 3 bedroomsLa Tanière d'Ecully  
Looking less than 15 minutes from the center of Lyon, an unusual accommodation for friends, relatives, business trip, a relaxing weekend? Nestled in an idyllic setting, surrounded by...
Located 8.9 km from Brindas106 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa Laurentine    
You will be seduced by the charm of this independent guest house, situated on the heights of Lyon in the garden of a boutique property dating from 1820, completely renovated and rooted...
Located 10 km from BrindasFrom 130 € to 147 € the double room 

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Apartment for 6 personsGîte La Clé des Artistes  
If you want to relax in a quiet and relaxing place, discover our cottage on the 1st floor of a new home.           the property of 3600 m² located in a residential area offers contact...
Located 7.2 km from Brindas450 € per week 
House for 7 personsGites des Esselards Monts du Lyonnais  
Three gites arranged in a typical farmhouse of the Monts du Lyonnais, tasteful, respecting the authenticity of the site. Located Yzeron, Village perched like an eagle's nest, 800 meters...
Located 7.9 km from BrindasFrom 290 € to 330 € per week 
Farm for 8 personsA 2 pas de Lyon, le gite du Mortier
Country gd landscaped character ds a typical farmhouse of Coteaux du Lyonnais (xix century), prox. Immediate field of prop.. Access completely independent. Floor: large day room / dining...
Located 11.6 km from Brindas350 € per week 

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233 places over 6 haCamping Indigo Lyon    
Situated just outside the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region and ideally located for visiting Lyon and the Beaujolais... Lyon Indigo Campsite**** is situated in Dardilly, just outside...
Located 12 km from Brindas 
16 places over 1,5 haCamping de la grand maison    
Upon your arrival you will be amazed by breathtaking views of the Monts du Lyonnais. Located in the heart of hiking trails, camping will be for nature lovers, a perfect base for hiking....
Located 22 km from Brindas10 € per day 

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Les Clos de Chaponost - Hotel in BrindasLes Clos de Chaponost     
Located just 14 km from Lyon, Les Clos de Chaponost Annexe features an outdoor swimming pool and a veranda with garden views. Laundry services are also offered and free Wi-Fi is available...
Located 4.1 km from BrindasRoom from 59 €
Best Western Le Longchamp - Hotel in BrindasBest Western Le Longchamp     
The Best Western Le Longchamp is a hotel located in the heart of west Lyon in a residential area. Free WiFi is available througout. The hotel has 40 air-conditioned bedrooms, each including...
Located 4.1 km from BrindasRoom from 89 €
Auberge De La Vallée - Hotel in BrindasAuberge De La Vallée     
Auberge de la Vallée is located in Francheville, 12 km from Lyon’s city centre. It offers soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. Guests are greeted at Auberge...
Located 6.5 km from BrindasRoom from 60 €

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