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Foissiat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 19 km from Foissiat

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Visit Foissiat: highlights and tourist information

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Foissiat is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 19 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Foissiat is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 19 km and Macon at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Foissiat, 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 Foissiat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Foissiat


Markets in and near Foissiat

  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (15km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (22km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (25km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (29km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (30km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (31km)

More information about Foissiat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Foissiat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (35km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (49km)
  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (24km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (24km)
  • Roche de Solutré (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (52km)
  • Source - la Seille (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (22km)
  • Macon (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Foissiat

Canton: Montrevel-en-Bresse

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Foissiat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 564 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 313 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Etrez, Jayat, Lescheroux, Malafretaz, Mantenay-Montlin, Montrevel-en-Bresse and Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze.

This page in French: Visiter Foissiat

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