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Photo is of Macon at 8 km from Laiz

Visit Laiz: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 8 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Laiz, 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 Laiz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 8 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

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

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 19 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Brancion

Brancion

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

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

See Brancion guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century,...

See Cormatin guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laiz

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Markets in and near Laiz

  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (2km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (8km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Laiz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Laiz, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (15km)

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 (15km)
  • Trevoux (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (28km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (35km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (24km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (37km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (15km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (31km)
  • Seille (Saône) (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Laiz is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Laiz is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laiz

Canton: Pont-de-Veyle

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Laiz

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

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 569 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 337 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Laiz 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, Crottet, Cruzilles-les-Mepillat, Garnerans, Grieges, Pont-de-Veyle, Saint-Andre-D'Huiriat, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle and Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle.

This page in French: Visiter Laiz

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