Ouroux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ouroux: highlights and tourist information

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Ouroux is situated in the Rhone department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 56 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Ouroux is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 12 km and Belleville at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ouroux, 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 Ouroux 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 Rhone

Map of places to visit near Ouroux

Markets in and near Ouroux

  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (17km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (20km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (21km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (23km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (23km)
  • La Clayette: market Tuesday (23km)

More information about Ouroux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ouroux, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ouroux.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (12km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (31km)
  • Charlieu (33km)
  • Trevoux (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (16km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (18km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (35km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (40km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (42km)
  • Basilique du Sacré-Cœur (Paray-le-Monial) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (44km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (45km)
  • Prieuré church de Saint Pierre et Saint Benoit (Perrecy-les-Forges) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (18km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (21km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (32km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (33km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (12km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (42km)
  • Seille (Saône) (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (20km)
  • Vonnas (31km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouroux

Canton: Monsols

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 69860

Distance to Ouroux

from Lyon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 562 km

from Nice: 351 km

from Bordeaux: 431 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avenas, Cenves, Chiroubles, Germolles-sur-Grosne, Les Ardillats, Monsols, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Jacques-Des-Arrets, Saint-Mamert, Saint-Pierre-le-Vieux, Trades and Vauxrenard.

This page in French: Visiter Ouroux