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Priay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 14 km from Priay

Visit Priay: highlights and tourist information

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Priay is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction south-west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages...

See Perouges guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 31 km (direction south), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of...

See Belley guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide

... 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

What to do at Priay? 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

Priay is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Priay is 387 kilometres from Paris).

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

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