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Saint-Eloi tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 4 km from Saint-Eloi

Visit Saint-Eloi: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 4 km and Dombes at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Eloi, 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-Eloi in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Perouges guide


at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


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

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

See Cremieu guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 31 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 31 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 31 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 34 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide


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

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Eloi


Markets in and near Saint-Eloi

  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (8km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (12km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (16km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (16km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (19km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Saint-Eloi, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Eloi, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (35km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (53km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (31km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (29km)
  • Parc de Gerland (31km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (36km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (28km)
  • Roche de Solutré (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (16km)
  • Vonnas (34km)
  • Ecully (34km)
  • Chaponnay (38km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Macon (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (29km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (47km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (61km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Eloi is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Eloi is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Eloi

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Eloi

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 354 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Saint-Christophe, Crans, Faramans, Joyeux, Meximieux, Perouges, Pizay, Rignieux-le-Franc, Versailleux and Villieu-Loyes-Mollon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Eloi

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