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Amberieux-en-Dombes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Amberieux-en-Dombes: highlights and tourist information

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Amberieux-en-Dombes is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 8 km and Trevoux at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amberieux-en-Dombes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Amberieux-en-Dombes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 8 km (direction east)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for...

See Dombes guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments...

See Trevoux guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that...

See Anse guide


at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring...

See Theize guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the...

See Oingt guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums,...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 27 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Amberieux-en-Dombes


Markets in and near Amberieux-en-Dombes

Market days in Amberieux-en-Dombes: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (9km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (10km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (14km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (14km)
  • Anse: market Friday (17km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Amberieux-en-Dombes, France

What to do at Amberieux-en-Dombes? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amberieux-en-Dombes.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (36km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (14km)
  • Cremieu (41km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (28km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (16km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (18km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Parc de Gerland (27km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (24km)
  • Roche de Solutré (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (25km)
  • Ecully (27km)
  • Macon (34km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)
  • Chaponnay (41km)
  • Morestel (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (25km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (36km)

Geography and distances

Amberieux-en-Dombes is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Amberieux-en-Dombes is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Amberieux-en-Dombes

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Amberieux-en-Dombes

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 316 km

from Bordeaux: 447 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Amberieux-en-Dombes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lapeyrouse, Monthieux, Rance, Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux, Sainte-Olive, Savigneux, Toussieux and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Amberieux-en-Dombes

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