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Rignieux-le-Franc tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 4 km from Rignieux-le-Franc

Visit Rignieux-le-Franc: highlights and tourist information

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Rignieux-le-Franc is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 4 km and Dombes at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rignieux-le-Franc, 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 Rignieux-le-Franc in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south)

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

See Perouges guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 24 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Anse

Anse

at 36 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Belley

Belley

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the...

See Bagnols guide
Eveux

Eveux

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

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide

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Map of places to visit near Rignieux-le-Franc

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Markets in and near Rignieux-le-Franc

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (9km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (13km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (14km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (18km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (21km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Rignieux-le-Franc, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (37km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (54km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (33km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (31km)
  • Parc de Gerland (33km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (38km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (24km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (30km)
  • Roche de Solutré (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (15km)
  • Vonnas (34km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Morestel (37km)
  • Chaponnay (40km)
  • Macon (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (31km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Rignieux-le-Franc is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Rignieux-le-Franc is 388 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rignieux-le-Franc

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Rignieux-le-Franc

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 388 km

from Calais: 609 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 352 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Rignieux-le-Franc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Chatillon-la-Palud, Chazey-sur-Ain, Crans, Faramans, Meximieux, Perouges, Saint-Eloi and Villieu-Loyes-Mollon.

This page in French: Visiter Rignieux-le-Franc

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