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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Saint-Fons - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.7088740 (N 45° 42’ 32”)
Longitude4.8533740 (E 4° 51’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 155m to 220m
Surface area6.06 km²
Population17572 inhabitants
Density2899 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLyon (8.9 km, 14 min)
Insee code69199
IntercommunalityME de Lyon
RegionRhône Valley

Nearest cities & towns

Vénissieux2.9 km (7 min)
Feyzin4.5 km (10 min)
Pierre-Bénite6.4 km (9 min)
Corbas7.1 km (11 min)
Bron8.1 km (10 min)
La Mulatière8.1 km (8 min)
Oullins8.3 km (12 min)
Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon9.2 km (16 min)
Saint-Genis-Laval9.3 km (10 min)
Mions10.2 km (13 min)
Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon10.3 km (11 min)
Solaize10.5 km (10 min)
Vernaison10.6 km (10 min)
Irigny10.8 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

The Saint-Fons Jazz Festival held every January.


Enter Urban Saint-Fons (Northwest)
Enter Urban Saint-Fons (Northwest)
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Witness the historic city: the church and 4-Cross Paths
Witness the historic city: the church and 4-Cross Paths
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Bookmark Urban Saint-Fons
Bookmark Urban Saint-Fons
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West Zone Saint-Fons
West Zone Saint-Fons
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (4.7 km)
Traditional Thai well-being massage
Well-being60 € Lyon (5.1 km)
Lyon Pass: Tours, Transportation, Cultural Activities – 1,2 or 3 days
Culture and education24 € Lyon (5.6 km)
Guided tour of Lyon and its region
Culture and education100 € to 180 € Lyon (5.6 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Lyon – 3 hours
Culture and education61 € Lyon (5.7 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (10.2 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h30Thurins (15.4 km)
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (15.6 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (17.4 km)
Circuit de randonnée F : Le Moulin du Pêcher
HikeIntermediate2h50Saint-Martin-en-Haut (23 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals