Sandrans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sandrans in Ain

Visit Sandrans: highlights and tourist information

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Sandrans is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Sandrans is 368 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dombes at 7 km and Belleville at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sandrans, 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 Sandrans 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 Sandrans

Markets in and near Sandrans

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (15km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (17km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (17km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (20km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (20km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Sandrans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sandrans, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sandrans.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (40km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (33km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (36km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (47km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (48km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (20km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (26km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (33km)
  • Parc de Gerland (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (28km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (32km)
  • Roche de Solutré (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (17km)
  • Macon (29km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)
  • Ecully (36km)
  • Morestel (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (33km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sandrans

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sandrans

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 368 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 318 km

from Bordeaux: 454 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouligneux, La Chapelle-du-Chatelard, Relevant, Saint-Georges-sur-Renon, Saint-Germain-sur-Renon and Sainte-Olive.

This page in French: Visiter Sandrans