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Sainte-Olive tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sainte-Olive: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Olive is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Olive is 370 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Olive


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)

More information about Sainte-Olive, Rhone-Alpes

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 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)

Geography and distances

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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