Fareins tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fareins: highlights and tourist information

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Fareins is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Fareins is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 8 km and Anse at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fareins, 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 Fareins in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Fareins

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)

More information about Fareins, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Fareins, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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

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.

This page in French: Visiter Fareins