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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.8006160 (N 45° 48’ 2”)
Longitude4.7865280 (E 4° 47’ 12”)
Surface area2.59 km²
Population5366 inhabitants
Density2071 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLyon (7.1 km, 12 min)
Insee code69040
IntercommunalityME de Lyon
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d'Or2.5 km (6 min)
Écully4.1 km (9 min)
Dardilly4.3 km (10 min)
Limonest5.2 km (11 min)
Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or5.6 km (11 min)
Tassin-la-Demi-Lune6.1 km (12 min)
Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or7.2 km (14 min)
Lyon7.6 km (14 min)
Poleymieux-au-Mont-d'Or7.7 km (12 min)
Caluire-et-Cuire8 km (15 min)
Charbonnières-les-Bains8.7 km (16 min)
Lissieu9.1 km (11 min)
Saint-Romain-au-Mont-d'Or9.3 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

A French song festival offers four concerts in April and May. Information on +33 4 72 52 06 06.

The second weekend of May, a "Weekend of Painters" is offered at the Paul Morand Center where artists from the region exhibit.

At the end of June, to celebrate summer and school holidays, "Champagne en fête" offers outdoor dining, dance and entertainment for all ages.

In June always, the fires of Saint John give place to convivial festivities, with musical animation.

A vide-greniers takes place every first Sunday in July.

A festival of associations takes place at the Espace Monts d'Or in early September.

The third week of November, the arrival of the new Beaujolais is celebrated by the population in a "guinguette" atmosphere, in the city center.

In November, in association with the town of Dardilly, the city hosts the Amateur Theater Festival "L'Ouest en Scènes" (many shows).

In November, the multimedia library hosts Documentary Film Month and offers screenings and meetings with directors.

On 8 December, in the evening, the municipality organizes a feast of lights punctuated by a torchlight retreat.

In mid-December, finally, a Christmas market is offered in the heart of the city center.

More conventional but ideal to discover the rich local specialties, a weekly market is held every Thursday morning from 8 am to 1 pm Place de la Liberté.


Thursday 8 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
Friday 9 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
Saturday 10 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Escape Game "Game It": Full-size escape game - In Lyon
Entertainment24 € Lyon (3.1 km)
Segway Initiation in Central Lyon – 1 hour
Entertainment32 € Lyon (5.2 km)
Segway Tour of the Rhône and the Saône – 1 hr. 30 mins
Entertainment42 € Lyon (5.2 km)
Explore the Parc de la Tête d'Or by Segway – 2 hours
Entertainment52 € Lyon (5.2 km)
Discover Central Lyon by Electric Bike
Culture and education30 € Lyon (5.4 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (12.4 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h30Thurins (16.7 km)
Hidden Treasures Circuit
Village visitEasy1h00Villefranche-sur-Saône (22 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (22 km)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (23 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals