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Photo is of Belleville at 5 km from Drace

Visit Drace: highlights and tourist information

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Drace is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 5 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Drace, 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 Drace in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 16 km (direction north-north-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
Macon

Macon

at 17 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 24 km (direction south), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide
 
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Anse

Anse

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Anse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Theize

Theize

at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bagnols guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 36 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Eveux guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Drace

 
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Markets in and near Drace

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (5km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (8km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (17km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (19km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Drace, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (16km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (15km)
  • Trevoux (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (44km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (11km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (24km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (32km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (39km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Parc de Gerland (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (48km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (16km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (41km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (42km)
  • Seille (Saône) (42km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (17km)
  • Vonnas (19km)
  • Ecully (43km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (43km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Drace is in the eastern-center of France at 45 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Drace is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Drace

Canton: Belleville

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69220

Distance to Drace

from Lyon (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 337 km

from Bordeaux: 441 km

from Strasbourg: 351 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Corcelles-en-Beaujolais, Fleurie, Garnerans, Genouilleux, Guereins, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Lancie, Mogneneins, Peyzieux-sur-Saone, Romaneche-Thorins, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Jean-d'Ardieres, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles, Taponas and Thoissey.

This page in French: Visiter Drace

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