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Saint-Nizier-le-Desert tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dombes at 13 km from Saint-Nizier-le-Desert

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 13 km and Perouges at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Dombes

Dombes

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 31 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Macon

Macon

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

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

See Macon guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

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

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Theize

Theize

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

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

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 44 km (direction west-south-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-Nizier-le-Desert

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Markets in and near Saint-Nizier-le-Desert

  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (21km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (21km)

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

What to do at Saint-Nizier-le-Desert? 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-Desert.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (45km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (43km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (40km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (42km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (56km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (57km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (33km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (38km)
  • Parc de Gerland (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (32km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (37km)
  • Roche de Solutré (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (22km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (27km)
  • Macon (37km)
  • Ecully (42km)
  • Morestel (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (38km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Nizier-le-Desert is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Nizier-le-Desert is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Nizier-le-Desert

Canton: Chalamont

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Nizier-le-Desert

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 596 km

from Nice: 310 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 343 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatenay, Dompierre-sur-Veyle, Le Plantay and Saint-Paul-de-Varax.

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

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