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Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Trevoux at 8 km from Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 8 km and Dombes at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux, 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-Jean-de-Thurigneux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Dombes guide


at 13 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 20 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Theize guide


at 21 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th...

See Lyon Old Town guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Perouges guide


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

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

See Eveux guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 39 km (direction north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux

  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (6km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (7km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (9km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (10km)
  • Anse: market Friday (13km)
  • Rillieux-la-Pape: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chazay-d'Azergues: market Thursday & Thursday (16km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (26km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (8km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (20km)
  • Cremieu (38km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (48km)
  • Saint-Galmier (59km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (22km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (22km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (15km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (19km)
  • Parc de Gerland (22km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (51km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (16km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (19km)
  • Roche de Solutré (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (21km)
  • Vonnas (31km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)
  • Macon (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (19km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (31km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (50km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux is 375 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux

Canton: Reyrieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 375 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 444 km

from Strasbourg: 364 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieux-en-Dombes, Ars-sur-Formans, Civrieux, Genay, Massieux, Miserieux, Monthieux, Parcieux, Rance, Reyrieux, Saint-Andre-de-Corcy, Savigneux and Toussieux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Thurigneux

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