Pont-de-Vaux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pont-de-Vaux: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-de-Vaux is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pont-de-Vaux is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 15 km and Brancion at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-de-Vaux, 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-de-Vaux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Pont-de-Vaux

Markets in and near Pont-de-Vaux

Market days in Pont-de-Vaux: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (15km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (18km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (19km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (21km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (24km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Pont-de-Vaux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pont-de-Vaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (22km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (17km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (21km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (21km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (44km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (10km)
  • Seille (Saône) (10km)
  • Roche de Solutré (22km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (17km)
  • Vonnas (24km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-de-Vaux

Canton: Pont-de-Vaux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pont-de-Vaux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 354 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 319 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Pont-de-Vaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbigny, Asnieres-sur-Saone, Boissey, Boz, Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze, Chevroux, Fleurville, Gorrevod, La Salle, Montbellet, Ozan, Reyssouze, Saint-Albain, Saint-Benigne, Saint-Etienne-sur-Reyssouze and Senozan.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-de-Vaux