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Montcet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montcet in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 9 km from Montcet

Visit Montcet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 9 km and Macon at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montcet, 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 Montcet 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 9 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Macon

Macon

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 25 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 31 km (direction west-north-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
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Tournus

Tournus

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

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

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

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Anse

Anse

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montcet

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Markets in and near Montcet

  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (9km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (25km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (27km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Montcet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (16km)
  • Trevoux (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (34km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (43km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (34km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (32km)
  • Seille (Saône) (37km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (37km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (9km)
  • Macon (24km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montcet is in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Montcet is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montcet

Canton: Viriat

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montcet

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 579 km

from Nice: 327 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 330 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buellas, Chaveyriat, Mezeriat, Montracol, Polliat, Saint-Denis-les-Bourg, Saint-Remy and Vandeins.

This page in French: Visiter Montcet

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