Bourg-de-Thizy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourg-de-Thizy in Rhone

Photo is of Oingt at 24 km from Bourg-de-Thizy

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Bourg-de-Thizy is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bourg-de-Thizy in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 24 km and Theize at 26 km.

Bourg-de-Thizy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



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

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

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at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Theize guide


at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

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

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the Chateau de...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 35 km (direction east)

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

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at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory of Anzy-le-Duc...

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at 38 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

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

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

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Paray-le-Monial basilica

Paray-le-Monial basilica

Church at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Paray-le-Monial basilica is an impressive 12th century church in the romanesque style...

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at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The 12th century abbey and other buildings and the pretty setting make the Basilica...

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at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Markets in and near Bourg-de-Thizy

  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (7km)
  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (19km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (26km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Bourg-de-Thizy, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (52km)

Grand sites of France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (17km)
  • Trevoux (38km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (17km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (35km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (46km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (47km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (47km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (51km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (22km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (30km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (31km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (33km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (36km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (51km)
  • Parc de Gerland (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (43km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (52km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (47km)
  • Macon (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (39km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (51km)

Geography and distances

Bourg-de-Thizy is in the eastern-center of France at 52 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Bourg-de-Thizy is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg-de-Thizy

Canton: Thizy

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69240

Distance to Bourg-de-Thizy

from Lyon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 403 km

from Strasbourg: 384 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bourg-de-Thizy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combre, Cublize, La Chapelle-de-Mardore, La Gresle, Mardore, Marnand, Montagny, Pont-Trambouze, Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere, Saint-Victor-sur-Rhins and Thizy.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg-de-Thizy