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Meximieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Meximieux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 1 km and Dombes at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Meximieux, 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 Meximieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 1 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Lyon

Lyon

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Belley

Belley

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Theize

Theize

at 45 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 45 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 45 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide

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Map of places to visit near Meximieux

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Markets in and near Meximieux

Market days in Meximieux: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (6km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (12km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (12km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (19km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (20km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Meximieux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (35km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (57km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (30km)
  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (22km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (29km)
  • Roche de Solutré (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (11km)
  • Morestel (34km)
  • Ecully (35km)
  • Chaponnay (37km)
  • Vonnas (38km)
  • Macon (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Meximieux is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Meximieux is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Meximieux

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Meximieux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 294 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beligneux, Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Charnoz-sur-Ain, Chazey-sur-Ain, Faramans, Perouges, Rignieux-le-Franc, Saint-Eloi and Villieu-Loyes-Mollon.

This page in French: Visiter Meximieux

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