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Montmerle-sur-Saone tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belleville at 3 km from Montmerle-sur-Saone

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Montmerle-sur-Saone is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Montmerle-sur-Saone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 3 km and Trevoux at 16 km.

Montmerle-sur-Saone, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction north-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 16 km (direction south)

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

See Trevoux guide


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

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

See Anse guide


at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
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at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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

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

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

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

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at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

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at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Markets in and near Montmerle-sur-Saone

Market days in Montmerle-sur-Saone: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (0km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (12km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (16km)
  • Anse: market Friday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Montmerle-sur-Saone, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (40km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (24km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (38km)

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) (37km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (4km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (35km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (35km)
  • Parc de Gerland (37km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (43km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (24km)
  • 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 (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (23km)
  • Macon (24km)
  • Ecully (35km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (35km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (39km)

Geography and distances

Montmerle-sur-Saone is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Montmerle-sur-Saone is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montmerle-sur-Saone

Canton: Thoissey

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montmerle-sur-Saone

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 439 km

from Strasbourg: 357 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Montmerle-sur-Saone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleville, Genouilleux, Guereins, Lurcy, Messimy-sur-Saone, Montceaux, Peyzieux-sur-Saone, Saint-Georges-de-Reneins, Saint-Jean-d'Ardieres and Taponas.

This page in French: Visiter Montmerle-sur-Saone


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