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Villefranche-sur-Saône

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Villefranche-sur-Saône - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône
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The agglomeration Villefranche Beaujolais Saône surprised by the diversity of its heritage and its landscapes. At the heart of the vineyard, Villefranche, capital of the Beaujolais undoubtedly symbolizes a showcase for all the cultural wealth of the territory. These pearls, the circuit of the hidden treasures of the old town reveals courses and Renaissance houses mostly classified.

Geographical information

MunicipalityVillefranche-sur-Saône
Postcode69400
Tourism label
Latitude45.9914710 (N 45° 59’ 29”)
Longitude4.7188210 (E 4° 43’ 8”)
AltitudeFrom 167m to 220m
Surface area9.48 km²
Population36218 inhabitants
Density3820 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLyon (40 km, 31 min)
Insee code69264
IntercommunalityCA de Villefranche-sur-Saône
DepartmentRhône
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

Gleizé2.5 km (6 min)
Limas2.6 km (7 min)
Arnas4.6 km (8 min)
Beauregard4.9 km (9 min)
Jassans-Riottier5 km (9 min)
Frans5 km (10 min)
Pommiers5.6 km (11 min)
Liergues6.1 km (11 min)
Anse6.8 km (10 min)
Denicé6.9 km (10 min)
Fareins7 km (13 min)
Lacenas7.2 km (12 min)
Saint-Julien7.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Bernard7.7 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Circuit Hidden Treasures - The Hotel Mignot Debussy
Circuit Hidden Treasures - The Hotel Mignot Debussy
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Municipal Museum Paul Dini Frontage
Municipal Museum Paul Dini Frontage
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Municipal Museum Paul Dini - cornil Space
Municipal Museum Paul Dini - cornil Space
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Space Grenette Municipal Museum Paul Dini
Space Grenette Municipal Museum Paul Dini
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Hidden Treasures Tour - Hotel GAYAND
Hidden Treasures Tour - Hotel GAYAND
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Hidden Treasures Tour - House Giliquin
Hidden Treasures Tour - House Giliquin
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Circuit Hidden Treasures - the Gold Cup
Circuit Hidden Treasures - the Gold Cup
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Circuit Hidden Treasures - the court of the jewels
Circuit Hidden Treasures - the court of the jewels
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Hidden Treasures Tour - the home of the Italian
Hidden Treasures Tour - the home of the Italian
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Traditions and festivities in Beaujolais
Traditions and festivities in Beaujolais
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History and Heritage in Beaujolais
History and Heritage in Beaujolais
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Weather

Monday 6 july
Min. 25°C - Max. 38°C
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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 35°C
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Wednesday 8 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 24°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Tour, tasting and sale of organic wines
Local flavours8 € to 10 € Blacé (6.9 km)
Horse trek in Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors30 € Bagnols (12.1 km)
Horse ride in Green Beaujolais
Nature and the great outdoors45 € to 200 € Chamelet (17.8 km)
Guided tour of Lyon and its region
Culture and education100 € to 180 € Lyon (27 km)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Culture and education69 € Lyon (28 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Clochemerle
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (12.2 km)
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (29 km)
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (34 km)
Le grand tour
Mountain bike itineraryAthletic5h35Thurins (35 km)
Wine trails at the heart of the vineyards
HikeEasy1h30Millery (40 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels