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Boissey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boissey in Ain

Photo is of Macon at 15 km from Boissey

Visit Boissey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 15 km and Tournus at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Boissey, 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 Boissey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 21 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
 
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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 23 km (direction west-south-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
Cluny

Cluny

at 26 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Dombes guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 54 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide

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

Map of places to visit near Boissey

 
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Markets in and near Boissey

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (15km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (18km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (18km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)

Hotels near Boissey

More information about Boissey, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Boissey, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (23km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (24km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (28km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (41km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (16km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (16km)
  • Roche de Solutré (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (16km)
  • Vonnas (18km)
 
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Geography and distances

Boissey is in the east of France at 27 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Boissey is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boissey

Canton: Pont-de-Vaux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Boissey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 558 km

from Nice: 347 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 321 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bereziat, Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze, Chevroux, Dommartin, Gorrevod, Ozan, Pont-de-Vaux, Reyssouze, Saint-Etienne-sur-Reyssouze, Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze and Servignat.

This page in French: Visiter Boissey

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