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Beny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Beny in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 13 km from Beny

Visit Beny: highlights and tourist information

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Beny is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 13 km and Macon at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beny, 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 Beny in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Macon

Macon

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

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

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you...

See Tournus guide
 
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Dombes

Dombes

at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 43 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional...

See Brancion guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in...

See Cluny guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th...

See Cormatin guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Beny

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Markets in and near Beny

  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (14km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (25km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (28km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (29km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (30km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (31km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (33km)

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Tourist attractions near Beny, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (33km)
  • Trevoux (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (40km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (34km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (35km)
  • Roche de Solutré (43km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (45km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac du Val (53km)
  • Lac de Chambly (54km)
  • Lac de Chalain (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (25km)
  • Macon (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Beny is in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Beny is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beny

Canton: Coligny

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Beny

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 313 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Marboz, Pirajoux, Saint-Etienne-du-Bois, Salavre, Verjon and Villemotier.

This page in French: Visiter Beny

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