Rance travel guide
Visit Rance: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Trevoux at 8 km from Rance
Location: Rance is situated in the Ain department (Rhone-Alpes region) in the east of France at 38 km from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital. (General information: Rance is 373 km from Paris and 597 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Rance: these include Trevoux at 8 km and Dombes at 11 km. Trevoux is a listed recommended detour at 8 km and Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard is a listed remarkable garden at 14 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Rance, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Rance
Note that all distances from Rance shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Rance holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
Markets near Rance
- Amberieux-en-Dombes: market every Wednesday (4km)
- Trevoux: market every Saturday (6km)
- Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market every Sunday (8km)
- Jassans-Riottier: market every Saturday (9km)
- Neuville-sur-Saone: market every Friday (10km)
- Dombes: market every Tuesday (10km)
- Anse: market every Friday (13km)
- Montmerle-sur-Saone: market every Sunday (16km)
- Chazay-d'Azergues: market every Thursday & Thursday (16km)
- Rillieux-la-Pape: market every Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rance and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Rance map below.
Aquarium Aquarium de Lyon (27km)
Grand Site Of France Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (39km)
Heritage Site Historic Lyon (23km)
National Monument Brou Royal Monastery (38km)
Religious Monument Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (23km); Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (24km)
Remarkable Garden Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (14km); Parc du château de Laye (16km); Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km); Parc de Gerland (23km); Le jardin de Zéphyr (49km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Lyon (22km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (18km); Ecully (22km); Vonnas (29km); Saint-Vulbas (36km); Macon (37km); Chaponnay (38km)
Zoo Or Wildlife Park Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km); Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km); Parc animalier de Courzieu (32km)
Map of places to visit near Rance & Location Information
Distance to Rance
from Bourg-en-Bresse (local prefecture): 38 km
from Paris: 373 km
from Calais: 597 km
from Nice: 315 km
from Bordeaux: 443 km
from Strasbourg: 363 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Rance): Amberieux-en-Dombes, Ars-sur-Formans, Civrieux, Miserieux, Monthieux, Parcieux, Reyrieux, Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux, Sainte-Euphemie, Savigneux, Toussieux and Trevoux.
For driving distances to Rance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Rance