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Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Macon at 12 km from Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon

Visit Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 12 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon, 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 Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 12 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 20 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Dombes guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

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

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 37 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 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Theize

Theize

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon

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Markets in and near Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon

  • Vonnas: market Thursday (7km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (7km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (17km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (20km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (17km)
  • Trevoux (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (30km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (32km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (20km)
  • Seille (Saône) (27km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon

Canton: Pont-de-Veyle

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 338 km

from Bordeaux: 461 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bage-la-Ville, Bage-le-Chatel, Mezeriat, Perrex, Saint-Andre-de-Bage, Saint-Genis-sur-Menthon, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle and Saint-Sulpice.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon

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