Ambronay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ambronay: highlights and tourist information

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Ambronay is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Ambronay is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 18 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ambronay, 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 Ambronay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Ambronay

Markets in and near Ambronay

  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (5km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (9km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (11km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (24km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (29km)

More information about Ambronay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ambronay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ambronay.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (52km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (54km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (32km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (46km)
  • Parc de Gerland (48km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (39km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (46km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (20km)
  • Vonnas (37km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Ecully (52km)
  • Macon (52km)
  • Chaponnay (53km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ambronay

Canton: Ambérieu-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ambronay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 297 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 339 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ambronay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieu-en-Bugey, Chateau-Gaillard, Douvres, Druillat, Jujurieux, Pont-d'Ain, Priay, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux and Varambon.

This page in French: Visiter Ambronay