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Le Montellier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 9 km from Le Montellier

Visit Le Montellier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 9 km and Dombes at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Montellier, 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 Le Montellier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Lyon

Lyon

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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Anse

Anse

at 27 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 36 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Montellier

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Markets in and near Le Montellier

  • Dombes: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (8km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (9km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (15km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (19km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Montellier, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (30km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (26km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (24km)
  • Parc de Gerland (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (17km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (23km)
  • Roche de Solutré (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (20km)
  • Ecully (29km)
  • Vonnas (32km)
  • Chaponnay (35km)
  • Morestel (42km)
  • Macon (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (24km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (42km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Montellier is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Le Montellier is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Montellier

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Montellier

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 457 km

from Strasbourg: 358 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Birieux, Dombes, Faramans, Joyeux, Pizay, Sainte-Croix and Versailleux.

This page in French: Visiter Le Montellier

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