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Visit Monthieux: highlights and tourist information

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Monthieux is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Monthieux is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 7 km and Trevoux at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monthieux, 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 Monthieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Monthieux


Markets in and near Monthieux

  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (3km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (11km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (12km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (14km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (15km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (15km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (18km)

More information about Monthieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Monthieux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (27km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (13km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (19km)
  • Cremieu (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (23km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (24km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (21km)
  • Parc de Gerland (23km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (16km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Roche de Solutré (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (24km)
  • Vonnas (29km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (30km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)
  • Macon (39km)
  • Morestel (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthieux

Canton: Villars-les-Dombes

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Monthieux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 448 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieux-en-Dombes, Civrieux, Dombes, Lapeyrouse, Rance, Saint-Andre-de-Corcy, Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux and Saint-Marcel.

This page in French: Visiter Monthieux

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