Priay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Priay: highlights and tourist information

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Priay is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Priay is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 14 km and Dombes at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Priay, 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 Priay 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 Priay

Markets in and near Priay

  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (7km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (12km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (13km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (19km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (25km)

More information about Priay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Priay, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (48km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (55km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Parc de Gerland (44km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (44km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (34km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (41km)
  • Roche de Solutré (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (19km)
  • Vonnas (33km)
  • Morestel (39km)
  • Ecully (47km)
  • Macon (48km)
  • Chaponnay (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Priay

Canton: Pont-d'Ain

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Priay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 605 km

from Nice: 300 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 342 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieu-en-Bugey, Ambronay, Chateau-Gaillard, Chatillon-la-Palud, Pont-d'Ain, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Maurice-de-Remens, Varambon and Villette-sur-Ain.

This page in French: Visiter Priay