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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Rhône

Yzeron crossed by the river, belongs to the great Oullins Lyon in the Rhone department.

The first traces of the city date back to Roman times. The town develops mainly around the culture of the earth, a vast and fertile land that stretches to the Rhone. By the nineteenth century, the economic orientation of the city changes and moves towards industrialization neglecting agriculture. In 1847, blast furnaces and workshops Oullins bloom in the city that now devotes his main activity in the construction of locomotives. After World War II, Oullins changed again activity. The industry gradually disappears in favor of the establishment of companies and tertiary services. The city redraws its morphology to arrive at the present.

Geographical information

Latitude45.7119260 (N 45° 42’ 43”)
Longitude4.8006600 (E 4° 48’ 2”)
AltitudeFrom 163m to 253m
Surface area4.40 km²
Population26750 inhabitants
Density6079 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLyon (4.3 mi, 12 min)
Insee code69149
IntercommunalityMét de LYON

Nearest cities & towns

La Mulatière1.7 mi (7 min)
Saint-Genis-Laval1.8 mi (6 min)
Pierre-Bénite1.9 mi (9 min)
Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon2.3 mi (8 min)
Irigny3.2 mi (10 min)
Chaponost4.1 mi (11 min)
Francheville4.2 mi (12 min)
Brignais4.2 mi (12 min)
Lyon4.3 mi (13 min)
Tassin-la-Demi-Lune4.8 mi (15 min)
Charly5 mi (14 min)
Saint-Fons5.2 mi (12 min)
Vourles5.5 mi (15 min)
Vernaison6 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

At Oullins, we breathe. Discover the Chabrières Park. This beautiful wooded area houses several floral attractions, including a garden and a iriseraie symbols. Wildflower areas where the petals of flowers vie finesse and colors will dazzle you eyes. A playground is also located inside the park, ready to accommodate children for a relaxing time.

The municipal pool Oullins invites you to a moment of pure happiness. outdoor pool, indoor pool, plunge pool, sauna but also await. Undoubtedly, the whole family will find boating activity or relaxation that makes him want.

Oullins building conceals the remarkable architecture. A stroll through the city will take you to discover these buildings over the streets. From City Hall, built in 1903, at the Chateau de la Bussiere sixteenth century facades successive unveiling their mystery. Religious heritage side, St. Martin church and the chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas School promise an unforgettable visit.

But the most unusual tours remains undoubtedly the discovery of painted walls. Cradle of monumental mural design puisqu'abritant society leader painted walls, Oullins has the Renaissance fresco, created in 1982, with a height of 15 meters and extending over not less than 250 m². Painted at the entrance to the city side Lyon, the fresco of Oullinois welcomes visitors in setting the tone of life and the past of Oullins.

Places of interest

Performance halls

Events and festivities

Reserve your current weekend in May and discover the festival of the Iris. Dedicated to street arts and the enhancement of the natural heritage of Oullins, the Feast of the Iris cleverly mixes green and original artistic encounters. The shows are scrambling and succeed at a breakneck pace Scent of a Woman. Circuses, stories and dances are linked to the pleasure of the whole family. During these festive days, many events punctuate the city of creative workshops, musical performances and games. You'll also enjoy walks, discoveries of nature to take a good breath of fresh air.

During a weekend in October, you can admire the painting exhibition at the show of the Agreement Painters Oullinois. A special guest, renowned painter, will host an artistic meeting and many paintings will be exhibited for the enjoyment of fans of the genre.

During November, the festival is for us to see invites you to 10 days of film screenings and debates on the theme of cinema and science. Filmmakers and scientists debate the themes of science, the future of the world of film and answer all your questions.


Friday 14 december
Min. -2°C - Max. 3°C
Saturday 15 december
Min. -2°C - Max. 2°C
Sunday 16 december
Min. 2°C - Max. 7°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Virtual reality game
Entertainment50 € Lyon (1.9 mi)
Natural perfume-making workshop
Arts and Crafts69 € Lyon (3.2 mi)
Lyon Pass: Tours, Transportation, Cultural Activities – 1,2, 3 or 4 days
Culture and education25 € Lyon (3.5 mi)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Lyon – 3 hours
Culture and education65 € Lyon (3.5 mi)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Lyon – 2 hours
Culture and education52 € Lyon (3.6 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Heritage tour in St Symphorien sur Coise
HikeEasy25 minPomeys (19.1 mi)
Hidden Treasures Circuit
Village visitEasy1h00Villefranche-sur-Saône (19.7 mi)
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (26 mi)
Ain by Bike : Route n° 17 – Secret Spells and Magic Potions
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (29 mi)


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