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Sault-Brenaz tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 19 km from Sault-Brenaz

Visit Sault-Brenaz: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 19 km and Perouges at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sault-Brenaz, 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 Sault-Brenaz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



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

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide


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

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

See Chambery guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sault-Brenaz


Markets in and near Sault-Brenaz

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (8km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (20km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (22km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (23km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Sault-Brenaz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sault-Brenaz, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (41km)

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)

  • Cremieu (19km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (41km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (44km)
  • Parc de Gerland (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (37km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (43km)
  • Mont Granier (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (10km)
  • Morestel (20km)
  • Nances (42km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (42km)
  • Chaponnay (45km)
  • Vonnas (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (44km)

Geography and distances

Sault-Brenaz is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Sault-Brenaz is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sault-Brenaz

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sault-Brenaz

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

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 280 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 351 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sault-Brenaz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arandas, Benonces, Charette, Conand, Lagnieu, Montalieu-Vercieu, Parmilieu, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Seillonnaz, Serrieres-de-Briord, Souclin, Vertrieu and Villebois.

This page in French: Visiter Sault-Brenaz

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