Grand-Corent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grand-Corent in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 16 km from Grand-Corent

Visit Grand-Corent: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Corent 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 Grand-Corent in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 16 km and Perouges at 38 km.

Grand-Corent, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

See Belley guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style with a...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will also discover...

See Tournus guide


at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 67 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 67 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 67 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Grand-Corent


Markets in and near Grand-Corent

  • Poncin: market Monday (13km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (18km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (31km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (34km)

More information about Grand-Corent, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Grand-Corent, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (41km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (44km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (47km)
  • Seille (Saône) (52km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (52km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (52km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (55km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (55km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (34km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (43km)

Geography and distances

Grand-Corent is in the east of France at 16 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Grand-Corent is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grand-Corent

Canton: Ceyzériat

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Grand-Corent

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 317 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Grand-Corent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bolozon, Cize, Corveissiat, Drom, Hautecourt-Romaneche, Leyssard, Ramasse, Serrieres-sur-Ain, Simandre-sur-Suran and Villereversure.

This page in French: Visiter Grand-Corent