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Certines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Certines in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 8 km from Certines

Visit Certines: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 8 km and Dombes at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Certines, 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 Certines in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 25 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Macon

Macon

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

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

See Macon guide
 
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Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 45 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Anse

Anse

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belley

Belley

at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Certines

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Markets in and near Certines

  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (12km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (23km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (26km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Certines, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (8km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (24km)
  • Trevoux (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (48km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (53km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (43km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (49km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (50km)
  • Parc de Gerland (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (44km)
  • Roche de Solutré (46km)
  • Seille (Saône) (50km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (50km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (50km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (23km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
  • Macon (38km)
  • Ecully (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Certines is in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Certines is 374 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Certines

Canton: Pont-d'Ain

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Certines

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 374 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ceyzeriat, Journans, La Trancliere, Lent, Montagnat, Peronnas, Revonnas, Saint-Martin-du-Mont and Tossiat.

This page in French: Visiter Certines

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