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Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tournus abbey at 22 km from Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux

Visit Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 22 km and Tournus at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux, 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-Nizier-le-Bouchoux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you...

See Tournus guide


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

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important...

See Brancion guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century, is...

See Cormatin guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 68 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can...

See Arbois guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux


Markets in and near Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux

  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (15km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (20km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (29km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (30km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (33km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (38km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (44km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (17km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (17km)
  • Roche de Solutré (38km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (49km)
  • Source - la Seille (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (30km)
  • Macon (31km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux is in the east of France at 29 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux is 339 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux

Canton: Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 339 km

from Calais: 555 km

from Nice: 349 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 306 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courtes, Curciat-Dongalon, Lescheroux, Mantenay-Montlin, Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes and Vernoux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux

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