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Saint-Vulbas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 12 km from Saint-Vulbas

Visit Saint-Vulbas: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Vulbas is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Vulbas include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 12 km and Cremieu at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Vulbas, 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-Vulbas in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Belley guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Vulbas


Markets in and near Saint-Vulbas

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (9km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (12km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (13km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (18km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (22km)
  • Meyzieu: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Genas: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Saint-Vulbas, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Vulbas, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (36km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (34km)
  • Parc de Gerland (36km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (49km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (27km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (33km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (22km)
  • Chaponnay (35km)
  • Ecully (40km)
  • Nances (48km)
  • Vonnas (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (34km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Vulbas is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Vulbas is 403 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Vulbas

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Vulbas

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 403 km

from Calais: 623 km

from Nice: 283 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 358 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Vulbas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blyes, Charnoz-sur-Ain, Hieres-sur-Amby, La Balme-les-Grottes, Parmilieu, Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour, Saint-Jean-de-Niost, Vernas and Vertrieu.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Vulbas

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