Ouroux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Solutre-Pouilly at 12 km from Ouroux

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Ouroux is situated in the Rhone 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 Ouroux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solutre-Pouilly at 12 km and Belleville at 18 km.

Ouroux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 12 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belleville guide
Macon

Macon

at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Oingt guide
Theize

Theize

at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Theize guide
Anse

Anse

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnols guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

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

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

See Trevoux guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Semur-en-Brionnais

Semur-en-Brionnais

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit the...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide
Anzy-le-Duc

Anzy-le-Duc

at 42 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Ouroux, France

What to do at Ouroux? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ouroux is in the eastern-center of France at 56 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Ouroux is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ouroux

Canton: Monsols

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-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

 
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