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Fareins tourism and travel guide

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Fareins 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 Fareins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 8 km and Anse at 9 km.

Fareins, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Dombes guide


at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide


at 31 km (direction south-south-east), 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 33 km (direction north-north-east), 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 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide

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Markets in and near Fareins

  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (4km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (8km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (9km)
  • Anse: market Friday (10km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (16km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (17km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Fareins, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (32km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (8km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (20km)
  • Charlieu (48km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (48km)
  • Cremieu (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (29km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (6km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (9km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (27km)
  • Parc de Gerland (29km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (39km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (27km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Roche de Solutré (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (27km)
  • Vonnas (29km)
  • Macon (32km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (32km)

Geography and distances

Fareins is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Fareins is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fareins

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Fareins

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 324 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 364 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnas, Ars-sur-Formans, Beauregard, Chaleins, Frans, Gleize, Jassans-Riottier, Limas, Lurcy, Messimy-sur-Saone, Miserieux, Saint-Georges-de-Reneins, Sainte-Euphemie, Toussieux and Villefranche-sur-Saone.

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