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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

Vienne - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Isère

The Country Vienna, consisting of 18 surrounding municipalities and one city of 66,000 inhabitants, the seat of both sides of the river Rhone, south of Lyon.

This territory occupies a privileged location in the Rhone-Alpes. Indeed, it opens easily to the east of the Alps and the Jura, and has southern influences of Drome and Ardeche. Crossed by the motorway A7, there is the essential first step and true gateway to the southern sun ...

In addition, the city of Vienne enjoys a strategic crossroads, near the main roads of North / South and East / West. It is so close to large cities such as Lyon (20 min), Valencia (45 mins), Saint-Etienne (45 min), Grenoble (1h).

Labeled "City of Art and History" since 1990 by the Ministry of Culture and Communication, City Vienne shares with its visitors the richness of its heritage and quality of life.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude45.5255870 (N 45° 31’ 32”)
Longitude4.8743390 (E 4° 52’ 28”)
AltitudeFrom 140m to 404m
Surface area22.65 km²
Population29889 inhabitants
Density1319 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGrenoble (106 km, 1h20)
Insee code38544
IntercommunalityCA Viennagglo

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Romain-en-Gal2 km (5 min)
Sainte-Colombe3.3 km (8 min)
Pont-Évêque4.6 km (11 min)
Saint-Cyr-sur-le-Rhône5.1 km (10 min)
Jardin5.5 km (10 min)
Seyssuel6.1 km (11 min)
Loire-sur-Rhône8.1 km (12 min)
Serpaize8.5 km (15 min)
Chuzelles8.6 km (13 min)
Ampuis8.7 km (15 min)
Estrablin8.7 km (13 min)
Reventin-Vaugris9.3 km (16 min)
Communay9.9 km (16 min)
Saint-Sorlin-de-Vienne10.4 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

The Roman Empire (I BC to 3rd AD) is the glory and richness of Vienne. This time, the city has an archaeological heritage among the richest in France highlighted the Archaeological Museum of Saint-Romain-en-Gal/Vienne.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Jazz in Vienne
Where all styles of jazz meetJune / July 2016


Overview of Vienne (© JFM)
Overview of Vienne (© JFM)
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Cathedral of St. Maurice (Henry © Landeau)
Cathedral of St. Maurice (Henry © Landeau)
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Temple of Augustus and Livia (© JFM)
Temple of Augustus and Livia (© JFM)
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Ancient Theater, Jazz Vienne (© JFM)
Ancient Theater, Jazz Vienne (© JFM)
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The Pyramid (© Henry Landeau)
The Pyramid (© Henry Landeau)
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Cruise on Rhone (© Henry Landeau)
Cruise on Rhone (© Henry Landeau)
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Facade of the Cathedral of St. Maurice Vienne
Facade of the Cathedral of St. Maurice Vienne
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Treetop adventure trail in the Pilat
Sports sensations18 € Pélussin (23 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (25 km)
Guided tour of Lyon and its region
Culture and education100 € to 180 € Lyon (26 km)
Lyon private guided walking tour - 4 hours
Culture and education58 € Lyon (26 km)
Half-Day in the Beaujolais Region: Vineyard Tours & Wine Tasting
Local flavours77 € Lyon (26 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (13.8 km)
Point N° 1 : introduction
HikeIntermediate1h25Mornant (18.9 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (24 km)
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (29 km)
Roybon : Gargamel secret's
HikeAthletic4h50Roybon (41 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals