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Thoissey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thoissey in Ain

Photo is of Belleville at 8 km from Thoissey

Visit Thoissey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belleville at 8 km and Macon at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Thoissey, 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 Thoissey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belleville

Belleville

at 8 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Macon

Macon

at 15 km (direction north-north-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 15 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Trevoux

Trevoux

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Trevoux guide
Anse

Anse

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

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

See Anse guide
Theize

Theize

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

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide
Oingt

Oingt

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

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

See Oingt guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France Cluny...

See Cluny guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

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

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

See Bagnols guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Brancion

Brancion

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

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

See Brancion guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Eveux guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Thoissey

 
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Markets in and near Thoissey

  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (1km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (12km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (14km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (15km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (16km)
  • Beaujeu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Thoissey, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (13km)
  • Trevoux (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (30km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (43km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nizier (Baron) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (14km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (27km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (35km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (41km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Digoine (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (15km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (40km)
  • Seille (Saône) (40km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (42km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (44km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Charolles (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (14km)
  • Vonnas (15km)
  • Ecully (44km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Thoissey is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Thoissey is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoissey

Canton: Thoissey

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Thoissey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 574 km

from Nice: 336 km

from Bordeaux: 445 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bey, Drace, Garnerans, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Mogneneins, Peyzieux-sur-Saone, Romaneche-Thorins, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Etienne-sur-Chalaronne, Saint-Jean-d'Ardieres, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles and Taponas.

This page in French: Visiter Thoissey

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