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Monthieux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dombes at 7 km from Monthieux

Visit Monthieux: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Dombes

Dombes

at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 17 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
 
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Belleville

Belleville

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 26 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monthieux

 
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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)

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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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Monthieux is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Monthieux is 377 kilometres from Paris).

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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