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Montceaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belleville at 4 km from Montceaux

Visit Montceaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 4 km and Trevoux at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montceaux, 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 Montceaux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 4 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 17 km (direction south)

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

See Trevoux guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
 
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Theize

Theize

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Macon

Macon

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Perouges

Perouges

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

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

See Perouges guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montceaux

 
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Markets in and near Montceaux

  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (3km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (13km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (17km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Anse: market Friday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Montceaux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (41km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (36km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (38km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (38km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (7km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (19km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (37km)
  • Parc de Gerland (38km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (23km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (33km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (35km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (20km)
  • Macon (23km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (36km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montceaux is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Montceaux is 358 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montceaux

Canton: Thoissey

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montceaux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 358 km

from Calais: 581 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Chaneins, Genouilleux, Guereins, Lurcy, Messimy-sur-Saone, Mogneneins, Montmerle-sur-Saone, Peyzieux-sur-Saone, Saint-Etienne-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Georges-de-Reneins, Saint-Jean-d'Ardieres, Taponas and Valeins.

This page in French: Visiter Montceaux

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