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Montracol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montracol in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 8 km from Montracol

Visit Montracol: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 8 km and Dombes at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montracol, 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 Montracol 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 8 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Macon

Macon

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

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

See Macon guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 33 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 33 km (direction south)

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

See Perouges guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 44 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 45 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Theize

Theize

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montracol

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Markets in and near Montracol

  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (19km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (25km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Montracol, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (8km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (15km)
  • Trevoux (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (35km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (44km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (51km)

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 (33km)
  • Seille (Saône) (38km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (38km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (10km)
  • Macon (25km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montracol is in the east of France at 8 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Montracol is 362 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montracol

Canton: Péronnas

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Montracol

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 362 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 325 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buellas, Chaveyriat, Condeissiat, Mezeriat, Montcet, Peronnas, Polliat, Saint-Andre-sur-Vieux-Jonc, Saint-Denis-les-Bourg, Saint-Remy and Vandeins.

This page in French: Visiter Montracol

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