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Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere in Rhone

Photo is of Oingt at 21 km from Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere

Visit Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Oingt at 21 km and Theize at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere, 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-la-Bussiere in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Oingt guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Theize guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bagnols guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eveux guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Anse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as the pretty village itself, you can also visit...

See Semur-en-Brionnais guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Belleville guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Ain department

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

See Trevoux guide


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

Much the most visited site in this pretty village is the Priory...

See Anzy-le-Duc guide


at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lyon guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere

  • Amplepuis: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Cours-la-Ville: market Wednesday & Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Le Coteau: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Roanne: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Charlieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Le Bois-d'Oingt: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Chauffailles: market Friday (23km)
  • Balbigny: market Monday (23km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Feurs: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (49km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (45km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Charlieu (21km)
  • Trevoux (35km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint-Fortuné de Charlieu (Charlieu) (21km)
  • Couvent des Cordeliers (Saint-Nizier-sous-Charlieu) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Marcel (Iguerande) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Hilaire (Semur-en-Brionnais) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens (Varenne-l'Arconce) (40km)
  • Prieuré d'Anzy-le-Duc (Anzy-le-Duc) (41km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et Saint Paul (Montceaux-l'Etoile) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (47km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (49km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (49km)
  • Eglise de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (Neuilly-en-Donjon) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (29km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (32km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (34km)
  • Jardin du château de Chaumont (38km)
  • Les jardins Romans de Varenne-l'Arconce (40km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (48km)
  • Parc de Gerland (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (45km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (43km)
  • Macon (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (48km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere is in the eastern-center of France at 48 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere

Canton: Thizy

Arrondissement: Villefranche-sur-Saône

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69550

Distance to Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere

from Lyon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 580 km

from Nice: 345 km

from Bordeaux: 404 km

from Strasbourg: 386 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amplepuis, Bourg-de-Thizy, Combre, Cublize, La Chapelle-de-Mardore, Marnand, Ronno, Saint-Victor-sur-Rhins and Thizy.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-la-Bussiere

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