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Salavre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Salavre in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 20 km from Salavre

Visit Salavre: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Salavre in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 20 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 38 km.

Salavre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 40 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
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at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an important regional centre...

See Brancion guide


at 48 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


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

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

See Belleville guide


at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre of your...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide


at 64 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide


at 68 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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Map of places to visit near Salavre


Markets in and near Salavre

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (8km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (31km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (32km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (32km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (35km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (37km)

More information about Salavre, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Salavre, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (36km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (36km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac du Val (46km)
  • Lac de Chambly (47km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (47km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (47km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Lac de Chalain (48km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (51km)
  • Source - la Seille (52km)
  • Lac du Vernois (52km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (53km)
  • Lac de Narlay (53km)
  • Lac du Fioget (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (32km)
  • Macon (40km)

Geography and distances

Salavre is in the east of France at 20 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Salavre is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Salavre

Canton: Coligny

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Salavre

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 571 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 306 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Salavre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beny, Bourcia, Chazelles, Coligny, Courmangoux, Florentia, La Balme-d'Epy, Nantey, Pirajoux, Pressiat, Saint-Jean-d'Etreux, Senaud, Val-d'Epy, Verjon and Villemotier.

This page in French: Visiter Salavre


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