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Coligny tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 22 km from Coligny

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Coligny 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 Coligny in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 22 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 36 km.

Coligny, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 36 km (direction 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
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
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at 40 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


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

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

See Brancion guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 49 km (direction 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


at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 58 km (direction 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


at 66 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 69 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide

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Map of places to visit near Coligny


Markets in and near Coligny

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (6km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (33km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (34km)
  • Lons-le-Saunier: market Thursday all day (36km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (37km)

More information about Coligny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Coligny, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (35km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (35km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (46km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (46km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (46km)
  • Lac de Chalain (47km)
  • Source - la Seille (50km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (51km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (52km)
  • Lac de Narlay (52km)
  • Lac du Fioget (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (33km)
  • Macon (41km)

Geography and distances

Coligny is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Coligny is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coligny

Canton: Coligny

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Coligny

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 334 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 304 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andelot-Morval, Bourcia, Chazelles, Courmangoux, Domsure, La Balme-d'Epy, Nanc-les-Saint-Amour, Nantey, Pirajoux, Saint-Amour, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Salavre, Senaud, Thoissia, Val-d'Epy, Verjon and Villemotier.

This page in French: Visiter Coligny


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