Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône is a diversified, easy-to-reach local area; a convenient southwestern gateway to the metropolitan area of Lyon.

Key figures

  • 9 municipalities
  • 132,400 inhabitants
  • 9,210 establishments
  • 48,760 jobs
  • 32,580 private-sector salaried jobs
  • 1,100 businesses created per year on average

Source: Les territoires de l’agglomération lyonnaise - Lônes et coteaux du Rhône (Observatoire partenarial lyonnais en économie - Edition 2018)

Access and connections

  • Motorway access (A7, A450, A47)
  • Train stations in Oullins, Pierre-Bénite, Vernaison, Grigny and Givors
  • Metro B in Oullins, extension of the line to Saint-Genis-Laval (projected commissioning in 2023)

Opportunities for development and support

  • LYVE South Entrepreneurship Centre in Givors, where up-and-coming companies can grow (real estate, support, services)
  • Graines de Sol, a dynamic business and job cooperative
  • Local branche of Chamber of Trades and Crafts (CMA) in Givors
  • Network of local stakeholders for project support: public employment agencies, business associations

Vitality, driven by key sectors

These companies chose Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône

  • Arkema
  • Bjorg Bonneterre et Compagnie (groupe Ecotone)
  • Hermès
  • La Vie Claire
  • Lustucru
  • STEF

Map of Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône

The municipalities of Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône

  • Charly
  • Givors
  • Grigny
  • Irigny
  • La Mulatière
  • Oullins
  • Pierre-Bénite
  • Saint-Genis-Laval
  • Vernaison

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