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 Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pizay is 389 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Pizay

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)

More information about Pizay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pizay, France

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


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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