Saint-Bernard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Bernard in Ain

Photo is of Anse at 2 km from Saint-Bernard

Visit Saint-Bernard: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Bernard in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Anse at 2 km and Trevoux at 3 km.

Saint-Bernard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 9 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine...

See Theize guide


at 10 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to explore in...

See Bagnols guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


at 16 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide


at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century, a cathedral,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

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

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at 39 km (direction east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Bernard


Markets in and near Saint-Bernard

  • Anse: market Friday (2km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (4km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (5km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (8km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (11km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (17km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (18km)

More information about Saint-Bernard, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Bernard, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (25km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (3km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (26km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (41km)
  • Cremieu (47km)
  • Charlieu (49km)
  • Saint-Galmier (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (62km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (3km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (13km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (21km)
  • Parc de Gerland (22km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (52km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (59km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (21km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (22km)
  • Roche de Solutré (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (19km)
  • Vonnas (36km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)
  • Macon (40km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (21km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (24km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Bernard is in the east of France at 48 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Bernard is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Bernard

Canton: Trévoux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Bernard

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 320 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Bernard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieux, Anse, Frans, Gleize, Jassans-Riottier, Lachassagne, Liergues, Limas, Lucenay, Marcy, Morance, Pommiers, Quincieux, Saint-Didier-de-Formans, Sainte-Euphemie, Trevoux and Villefranche-sur-Saone.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Bernard