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Pizay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pizay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 7 km and Dombes at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pizay, 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 Pizay in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 22 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in...

See Cremieu guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
 
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Lyon

Lyon

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 24 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
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 29 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

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

See Eveux guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pizay

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Markets in and near Pizay

  • Beligneux: market Sunday (4km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (5km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (12km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Decines-Charpieu: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (17km)

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Tourist attractions near Pizay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (28km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (24km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (22km)
  • Parc de Gerland (24km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (32km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (15km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (21km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (17km)
  • Ecully (27km)
  • Chaponnay (31km)
  • Vonnas (37km)
  • Morestel (38km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (22km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pizay is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pizay is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pizay

Canton: Montluel

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pizay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 458 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beligneux, Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Bressolles, Dagneux, Faramans, La Boisse, Le Montellier, Montluel, Saint-Eloi and Sainte-Croix.

This page in French: Visiter Pizay

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