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La Boisse tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Boisse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 13 km and Lyon Presqu'ile at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Boisse, 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 La Boisse in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums,...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 17 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
 
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Dombes

Dombes

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 32 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Theize

Theize

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

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

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

See Oingt guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

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

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Boisse

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Markets in and near La Boisse

  • Montluel: market Friday (2km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (6km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (8km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (12km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near La Boisse, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (21km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (22km)
  • Trevoux (22km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (32km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (17km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (15km)
  • Parc de Gerland (17km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (8km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (14km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (20km)
  • Ecully (21km)
  • Chaponnay (25km)
  • Morestel (39km)
  • Vonnas (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (15km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Boisse is in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: La Boisse is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Boisse

Canton: Montluel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Boisse

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 452 km

from Strasbourg: 368 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Beynost, Bressolles, Dagneux, Jonage, Jons, Miribel, Montluel, Nievroz, Pizay, Saint-Maurice-de-Beynost, Sainte-Croix, Thil and Tramoyes.

This page in French: Visiter La Boisse

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