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Montagnat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montagnat in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 6 km from Montagnat

Visit Montagnat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 6 km and Dombes at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montagnat, 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 Montagnat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Macon

Macon

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
 
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Belleville

Belleville

at 42 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 49 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Anse

Anse

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Belley

Belley

at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montagnat

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Markets in and near Montagnat

  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (14km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (23km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (30km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (30km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Montagnat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (26km)
  • Trevoux (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (48km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (56km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (46km)
  • Seille (Saône) (47km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (47km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (48km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (54km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (23km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (38km)
  • Macon (38km)
  • Ecully (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montagnat is in the east of France at 6 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Montagnat is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montagnat

Canton: Péronnas

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montagnat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 588 km

from Nice: 316 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 326 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-en-Bresse, Certines, Ceyzeriat, Jasseron, Journans, Ramasse, Revonnas, Saint-Just and Tossiat.

This page in French: Visiter Montagnat

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