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Bey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Macon at 10 km from Bey

Visit Bey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 10 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bey, 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 Bey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 10 km (direction ), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 14 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a...

See Belleville guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Brancion

Brancion

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

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

See Brancion guide
Theize

Theize

at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bey

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Markets in and near Bey

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (5km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (6km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (9km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (11km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (16km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Bey, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (14km)
  • Trevoux (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (27km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (20km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (13km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (34km)
  • Seille (Saône) (34km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (9km)
  • Vonnas (11km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bey is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Bey is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bey

Canton: Pont-de-Veyle

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 342 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cormoranche-sur-Saone, Creches-sur-Saone, Cruzilles-les-Mepillat, Garnerans, Grieges, Illiat, Laiz, Pont-de-Veyle, Saint-Andre-D'Huiriat, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, Thoissey, Varennes-les-Macon and Vinzelles.

This page in French: Visiter Bey

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