Polliat tourism and travel guide

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Visit Polliat: highlights and tourist information

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Polliat is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Polliat is 357 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Polliat

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)

More information about Polliat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Polliat, France

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)

Geography and distances

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