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Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 9 km from Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans

Visit Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 9 km and Cremieu at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, 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-Maurice-de-Gourdans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction )

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

See Perouges guide


at 11 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 28 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 28 km (direction 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 28 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 38 km (direction east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight...

See Belley guide


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

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

See Anse guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 43 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


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

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

See Eveux guide


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

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

See Theize guide


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

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

See Bagnols guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans


Markets in and near Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans

  • Beligneux: market Sunday (7km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (8km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (11km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (15km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (18km)
  • Miribel: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (31km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (28km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (27km)
  • Parc de Gerland (28km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (42km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (20km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (26km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (8km)
  • Morestel (27km)
  • Chaponnay (29km)
  • Ecully (33km)
  • Vonnas (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (27km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans is in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans

Canton: Meximieux

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 464 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anthon, Beligneux, Blyes, Charnoz-sur-Ain, Chavanoz, Loyettes and Saint-Jean-de-Niost.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans

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