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Le Plantay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dombes at 7 km from Le Plantay

Visit Le Plantay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 7 km and Perouges at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Plantay, 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 Plantay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Perouges guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


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

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

See Macon guide


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

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

See Theize guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Plantay


Markets in and near Le Plantay

  • Dombes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (18km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (19km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (19km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Le Plantay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Plantay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (39km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (56km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (29km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (32km)
  • Parc de Gerland (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Roche de Solutré (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (23km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (26km)
  • Ecully (37km)
  • Macon (37km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)
  • Morestel (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (33km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (48km)

Geography and distances

Le Plantay is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Le Plantay is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Plantay

Canton: Chalamont

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Plantay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 310 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-du-Chatelard, Marlieux, Saint-Nizier-le-Desert and Versailleux.

This page in French: Visiter Le Plantay

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