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Pont-de-Veyle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pont-de-Veyle in Ain

Photo is of Macon at 7 km from Pont-de-Veyle

Visit Pont-de-Veyle: highlights and tourist information

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Pont-de-Veyle is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 7 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Macon

Macon

at 7 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 13 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
 
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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 27 km (direction east)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pont-de-Veyle

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Markets in and near Pont-de-Veyle

Market days in Pont-de-Veyle: weekly market: Monday;

  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (0km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (6km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (10km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Pont-de-Veyle, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (14km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (17km)
  • Trevoux (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (16km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (26km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (33km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (41km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (29km)
  • Seille (Saône) (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Pont-de-Veyle is in the east of France at 27 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pont-de-Veyle is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-de-Veyle

Canton: Pont-de-Veyle

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pont-de-Veyle

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 567 km

from Nice: 341 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 336 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bage-la-Ville, Bage-le-Chatel, Bey, Biziat, Cormoranche-sur-Saone, Crottet, Cruzilles-les-Mepillat, Grieges, Laiz, Macon, Replonges, Saint-Andre-D'Huiriat, Saint-Andre-de-Bage, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle and Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-de-Veyle

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