Bourg-Saint-Christophe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 2 km from Bourg-Saint-Christophe

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Bourg-Saint-Christophe is situated in the Ain 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-Saint-Christophe in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 2 km and Dombes at 17 km.

Bourg-Saint-Christophe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 2 km (direction north-east)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

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at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an...

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Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants that you...

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century, a cathedral,...

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at 30 km (direction west)

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

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at 35 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 43 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 43 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

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at 43 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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Markets in and near Bourg-Saint-Christophe

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (4km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (10km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (15km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (18km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Bourg-Saint-Christophe, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (27km)
  • Parc de Gerland (29km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (37km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (19km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (26km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (12km)
  • Ecully (32km)
  • Morestel (34km)
  • Chaponnay (34km)
  • Vonnas (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (46km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (59km)

Geography and distances

Bourg-Saint-Christophe is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Bourg-Saint-Christophe is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourg-Saint-Christophe

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bourg-Saint-Christophe

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 295 km

from Bordeaux: 463 km

from Strasbourg: 358 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bourg-Saint-Christophe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beligneux, Bressolles, Charnoz-sur-Ain, Faramans, Meximieux, Perouges, Pizay, Rignieux-le-Franc, Saint-Eloi, Saint-Jean-de-Niost and Villieu-Loyes-Mollon.

This page in French: Visiter Bourg-Saint-Christophe