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Montluel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montluel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 11 km and Dombes at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montluel, 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 Montluel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops...

See Lyon guide
 
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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 21 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Theize

Theize

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 35 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide

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Map of places to visit near Montluel

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Markets in and near Montluel

Market days in Montluel: weekly market: Friday;

  • Montluel: market Friday (0km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (6km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (8km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Chassieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (14km)

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Tourist attractions near Montluel, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (23km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (19km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (17km)
  • Parc de Gerland (19km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (30km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (10km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (16km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (18km)
  • Ecully (23km)
  • Chaponnay (26km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Vonnas (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (17km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (37km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montluel is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Montluel is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montluel

Canton: Montluel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montluel

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 366 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balan, Beligneux, Beynost, Bressolles, Dagneux, Faramans, Jonage, Jons, La Boisse, Nievroz, Pizay, Sainte-Croix and Thil.

This page in French: Visiter Montluel

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