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Marboz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marboz in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 15 km from Marboz

Visit Marboz: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 15 km and Macon at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marboz, 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 Marboz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


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

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

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

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

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

See Tournus abbey guide


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

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

See Tournus guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Marboz


Markets in and near Marboz

  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (12km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (25km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (30km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (31km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (31km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (32km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Marboz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Marboz, France

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

Grand sites of France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (34km)
  • Trevoux (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (37km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (52km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (32km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (32km)
  • Roche de Solutré (42km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (45km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (49km)
  • Lac du Val (53km)
  • Lac de Chambly (53km)
  • Lac de Chalain (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (25km)
  • Macon (34km)

Geography and distances

Marboz is in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Marboz is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marboz

Canton: Coligny

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Marboz

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 570 km

from Nice: 333 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 312 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beny, Etrez, Pirajoux, Saint-Etienne-du-Bois and Villemotier.

This page in French: Visiter Marboz

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