Illiat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Illiat: highlights and tourist information

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Illiat is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Illiat is 353 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Illiat

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)

More information about Illiat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Illiat, France

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)

Geography and distances

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