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Crottet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Macon at 6 km from Crottet

Visit Crottet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 6 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Crottet, 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 Crottet in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 6 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 13 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in...

See Cluny guide
 
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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 27 km (direction east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey...

See Tournus abbey guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th...

See Cormatin guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 38 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Crottet

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Markets in and near Crottet

  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (2km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (6km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (9km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Crottet, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Crottet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (18km)
  • Trevoux (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (26km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (27km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (40km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (27km)
  • Seille (Saône) (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Crottet is in the east of France at 27 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Crottet is 345 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crottet

Canton: Pont-de-Veyle

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Crottet

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 345 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 342 km

from Bordeaux: 455 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bage-la-Ville, Bage-le-Chatel, Cormoranche-sur-Saone, Cruzilles-les-Mepillat, Grieges, Laiz, Macon, Pont-de-Veyle, Replonges, Saint-Andre-de-Bage, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle and Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone.

This page in French: Visiter Crottet

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