Thoissey tourism and travel guide

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Visit Thoissey: highlights and tourist information

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Thoissey is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Thoissey is 351 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Thoissey

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)

More information about Thoissey, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Thoissey, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Thoissey

Canton: Thoissey

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-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