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Bressolles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 8 km from Bressolles

Visit Bressolles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 8 km and Dombes at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bressolles, 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 Bressolles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perouges guide


at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


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

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

See Cremieu guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Theize guide


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

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

See Belleville guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bressolles


Markets in and near Bressolles

  • Beligneux: market Sunday (3km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (4km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (12km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (13km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (14km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)

More information about Bressolles, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Bressolles, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km)
  • Parc de Gerland (23km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (14km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (16km)
  • Ecully (27km)
  • Chaponnay (29km)
  • Morestel (36km)
  • Vonnas (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (40km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (53km)

Geography and distances

Bressolles is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Bressolles is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bressolles

Canton: Montluel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bressolles

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 295 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Beligneux, Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Dagneux, Faramans, La Boisse, Montluel, Nievroz, Pizay, Sainte-Croix and Thil.

This page in French: Visiter Bressolles

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