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Faramans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 4 km from Faramans

Visit Faramans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 4 km and Dombes at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Faramans, 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 Faramans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Lyon

Lyon

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 32 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Theize

Theize

at 39 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 42 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 Faramans

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Markets in and near Faramans

  • Beligneux: market Sunday (4km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (8km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (14km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (16km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (18km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (19km)

More information about Faramans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Faramans, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (54km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (25km)
  • Parc de Gerland (27km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (34km)
  • 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 (18km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (24km)
  • Roche de Solutré (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (15km)
  • Ecully (30km)
  • Chaponnay (34km)
  • Vonnas (36km)
  • Morestel (37km)
  • Macon (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (25km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (44km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Faramans is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Faramans is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faramans

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Faramans

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 297 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 358 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beligneux, Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Bressolles, Dagneux, Le Montellier, Meximieux, Montluel, Perouges, Pizay, Rignieux-le-Franc, Saint-Eloi and Sainte-Croix.

This page in French: Visiter Faramans

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