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Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle in Ain

Photo is of Macon at 8 km from Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle

Visit Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 8 km and Solutre-Pouilly at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle, 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-sur-Veyle in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Macon

Macon

at 8 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 15 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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 regional...

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

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

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 36 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 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 39 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

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

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

See Oingt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle

  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (2km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (8km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (15km)
  • Trevoux (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (28km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (34km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (26km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (39km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (16km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (29km)
  • Seille (Saône) (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle

Canton: Pont-de-Veyle

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 568 km

from Nice: 339 km

from Bordeaux: 456 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bage-le-Chatel, Bey, Biziat, Crottet, Cruzilles-les-Mepillat, Garnerans, Grieges, Laiz, Perrex, Pont-de-Veyle, Saint-Andre-D'Huiriat, Saint-Andre-de-Bage, Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon, Saint-Laurent-sur-Saone and Vonnas.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle

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