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Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 15 km from Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey

Visit Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 15 km and Cremieu at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, 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-Sorlin-en-Bugey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 20 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Belley

Belley

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant...

See Chambery guide
Macon

Macon

at 63 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey

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Markets in and near Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (3km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (19km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (21km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (22km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (45km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (47km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (20km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (43km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Parc de Gerland (43km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (35km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (9km)
  • Morestel (25km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)
  • Nances (46km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (47km)
  • Vonnas (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 620 km

from Nice: 285 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cleyzieu, La Balme-les-Grottes, Lagnieu, Leyment, Parmilieu, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Sault-Brenaz, Souclin, Torcieu, Vaux-en-Bugey, Vertrieu and Villebois.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey

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