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Illiat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Macon at 14 km from Illiat

Visit Illiat: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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Illiat, 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 Illiat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 14 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a...

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 26 km (direction east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France...

See Cluny guide
Theize

Theize

at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of...

See Oingt guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important...

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 42 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Illiat

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Markets in and near Illiat

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (6km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (8km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (8km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (15km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (16km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Illiat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (9km)
  • Trevoux (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (33km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (41km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (19km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (31km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (18km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (37km)
  • Seille (Saône) (37km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (8km)
  • Macon (13km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Illiat is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Illiat is 353 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Illiat

Canton: Thoissey

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Illiat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 353 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 334 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 342 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bey, Biziat, Cormoranche-sur-Saone, Cruzilles-les-Mepillat, Dompierre-sur-Chalaronne, Garnerans, Saint-Andre-D'Huiriat, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Etienne-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle and Sulignat.

This page in French: Visiter Illiat

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