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Saint-Denis-les-Bourg tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 3 km from Saint-Denis-les-Bourg

Visit Saint-Denis-les-Bourg: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Denis-les-Bourg is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 3 km and Dombes at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Denis-les-Bourg, 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-Denis-les-Bourg in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 3 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


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

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to...

See Macon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Perouges guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide


at 48 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


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


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

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the...

See Cormatin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Saint-Denis-les-Bourg


Markets in and near Saint-Denis-les-Bourg

  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (3km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (15km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (20km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (29km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (30km)

More information about Saint-Denis-les-Bourg, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Denis-les-Bourg, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (3km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (20km)
  • Trevoux (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (49km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (53km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (38km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (15km)
  • Macon (30km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Denis-les-Bourg is in the east of France at 3 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Denis-les-Bourg is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Denis-les-Bourg

Canton: Viriat

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Denis-les-Bourg

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 322 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 328 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Denis-les-Bourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-en-Bresse, Buellas, Montcet, Montracol, Peronnas, Polliat, Saint-Andre-sur-Vieux-Jonc, Saint-Remy and Viriat.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Denis-les-Bourg

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