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Vernoux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vernoux in Ain

Photo is of Tournus abbey at 18 km from Vernoux

Visit Vernoux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus abbey at 18 km and Tournus at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vernoux, 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 Vernoux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 24 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
 
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Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 33 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th...

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 35 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

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

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Baume-les-Messieurs

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

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

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vernoux

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Markets in and near Vernoux

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (18km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (19km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (19km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (27km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (30km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Vernoux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vernoux, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (30km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (33km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (37km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (14km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (14km)
  • Roche de Solutré (36km)
  • Source - la Seille (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (29km)
  • Vonnas (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vernoux is in the east of France at 32 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Vernoux is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vernoux

Canton: Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vernoux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 551 km

from Nice: 352 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 307 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Courtes, Curciat-Dongalon, Romenay, Saint-Nizier-le-Bouchoux, Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes and Servignat.

This page in French: Visiter Vernoux

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