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Verjon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 18 km from Verjon

Visit Verjon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 18 km and Lons-le-Saunier at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Verjon, 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 Verjon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Macon

Macon

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

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

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide
 
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Tournus

Tournus

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you...

See Tournus guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 47 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 48 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-north-east), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village...

See Chateau-Chalon guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 63 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Verjon

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Markets in and near Verjon

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (10km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (30km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (31km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (33km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (33km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (37km)

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Tourist attractions near Verjon, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (39km)
  • Trevoux (63km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (37km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (37km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (39km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac du Val (47km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (48km)
  • Lac de Chambly (48km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (48km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (48km)
  • Lac de Chalain (49km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (52km)
  • Lac du Vernois (53km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (54km)
  • Lac de Narlay (54km)
  • Lac du Fioget (56km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (31km)
  • Macon (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Verjon is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Verjon is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verjon

Canton: Coligny

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Verjon

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 573 km

from Nice: 330 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 307 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beny, Bourcia, Coligny, Courmangoux, Florentia, La Balme-d'Epy, Pirajoux, Pressiat, Salavre, Senaud, Val-d'Epy and Villemotier.

This page in French: Visiter Verjon

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