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Messimy-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Messimy-sur-Saone in Ain

Photo is of Belleville at 7 km from Messimy-sur-Saone

Visit Messimy-sur-Saone: highlights and tourist information

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Messimy-sur-Saone is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 7 km and Trevoux at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Messimy-sur-Saone, 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 Messimy-sur-Saone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
 
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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Dombes guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

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

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide
Macon

Macon

at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Messimy-sur-Saone

 
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Markets in and near Messimy-sur-Saone

  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (4km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (8km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (12km)
  • Anse: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Messimy-sur-Saone, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (36km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (33km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (40km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (43km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (4km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (13km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)
  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (28km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (30km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (31km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (26km)
  • Macon (28km)
  • Ecully (30km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Messimy-sur-Saone is in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Messimy-sur-Saone is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Messimy-sur-Saone

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Messimy-sur-Saone

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Messimy-sur-Saone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arnas, Ars-sur-Formans, Beauregard, Chaleins, Fareins, Lurcy, Montceaux, Montmerle-sur-Saone, Saint-Georges-de-Reneins and Villeneuve.

This page in French: Visiter Messimy-sur-Saone

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