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Sainte-Olive tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Olive in Ain

Photo is of Dombes at 6 km from Sainte-Olive

Visit Sainte-Olive: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Olive is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 6 km and Trevoux at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sainte-Olive, 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 Sainte-Olive in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Dombes

Dombes

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Anse

Anse

at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
 
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Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Theize

Theize

at 26 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 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest...

See Oingt guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Macon

Macon

at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Olive

 
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Markets in and near Sainte-Olive

  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (11km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (14km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (14km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (15km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (17km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Olive, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (34km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (35km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (12km)
  • Trevoux (15km)
  • Cremieu (41km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (30km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (31km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (49km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (17km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (20km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (27km)
  • Parc de Gerland (30km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (23km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Roche de Solutré (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (22km)
  • Ecully (30km)
  • Macon (32km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)
  • Morestel (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (28km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Sainte-Olive is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Olive is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Olive

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sainte-Olive

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 593 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 449 km

from Strasbourg: 356 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Olive from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieux-en-Dombes, Bouligneux, Dombes, Lapeyrouse, Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans and Sandrans.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Olive

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