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Torcieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Torcieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 17 km and Cremieu at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Torcieu, 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 Torcieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Belley

Belley

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
 
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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

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

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

See Belleville guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 57 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 60 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Macon

Macon

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Torcieu

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Markets in and near Torcieu

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (4km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (15km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (17km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (18km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (26km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Torcieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (46km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (50km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (24km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (47km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (45km)
  • Parc de Gerland (47km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (38km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (13km)
  • Morestel (28km)
  • Vonnas (45km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (47km)
  • Nances (48km)
  • Chaponnay (48km)
  • Macon (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Torcieu is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Torcieu is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Torcieu

Canton: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Torcieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 345 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieu-en-Bugey, Ambutrix, Bettant, Cleyzieu, Conand, Lagnieu, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Souclin, Vaux-en-Bugey and Vertrieu.

This page in French: Visiter Torcieu

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