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Vescours tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tournus at 13 km from Vescours

Visit Vescours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 13 km and Tournus abbey at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vescours, 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 Vescours in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Tournus

Tournus

at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Tournus abbey guide
Brancion

Brancion

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

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

See Brancion guide
Macon

Macon

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

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

See Macon guide
 
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Cormatin

Cormatin

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cormatin guide
Cluny

Cluny

at 28 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Cluny guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

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

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

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

Baume-les-Messieurs

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction east-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
Chateau-Chalon

Chateau-Chalon

Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vescours

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Markets in and near Vescours

  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Tournus: market Saturday (13km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (22km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (23km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (25km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (26km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Vescours, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (30km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (14km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (24km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (27km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (28km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (33km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des jeux du château d'Arlay (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (8km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (8km)
  • Roche de Solutré (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (24km)
  • Vonnas (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vescours is in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Vescours is 332 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vescours

Canton: Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vescours

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

from Paris: 332 km

from Calais: 549 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 311 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbigny, Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze, Courtes, La Truchere, Mantenay-Montlin, Ratenelle, Romenay, Saint-Benigne, Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes, Sermoyer and Servignat.

This page in French: Visiter Vescours

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