Pont-d'Ain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pont-d'Ain: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-d'Ain is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 19 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pont-d'Ain is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 19 km and Perouges at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-d'Ain, 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 Pont-d'Ain 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 Pont-d'Ain

Markets in and near Pont-d'Ain

Market days in Pont-d'Ain: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (0km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (7km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (16km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (22km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (26km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Pont-d'Ain, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pont-d'Ain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Pont-d'Ain.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (54km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (58km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (50km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (48km)
  • Parc de Gerland (50km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (41km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (47km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (25km)
  • Vonnas (32km)
  • Morestel (43km)
  • Macon (48km)
  • Ecully (53km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-d'Ain

Canton: Pont-d'Ain

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pont-d'Ain

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-d'Ain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambronay, Druillat, Jujurieux, Neuville-sur-Ain, Poncin, Priay, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, Saint-Martin-du-Mont and Varambon.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-d'Ain