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Polliat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Polliat in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 9 km from Polliat

Visit Polliat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 9 km and Macon at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Polliat, 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 Polliat 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 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Macon

Macon

at 23 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
Dombes

Dombes

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 31 km (direction 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
 
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Belleville

Belleville

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Perouges guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Anse

Anse

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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

Map of places to visit near Polliat

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Markets in and near Polliat

  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (11km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (18km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Polliat, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (32km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (19km)
  • Trevoux (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (33km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (45km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (37km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (32km)
  • Seille (Saône) (33km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (11km)
  • Macon (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Polliat is in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Polliat is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Polliat

Canton: Viriat

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Polliat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 326 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attignat, Buellas, Confrancon, Curtafond, Mezeriat, Montcet, Montracol, Saint-Denis-les-Bourg, Saint-Martin-le-Chatel and Vandeins.

This page in French: Visiter Polliat

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