Villemotier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villemotier in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 17 km from Villemotier

Visit Villemotier: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villemotier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 17 km and Macon at 38 km.

Villemotier, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

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

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

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

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

See Tournus guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Brancion guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


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

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

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Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Jura department

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

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at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

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at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide

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Markets in and near Villemotier

  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (10km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (27km)
  • Vonnas: market Thursday (29km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (30km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (33km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (33km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (34km)

More information about Villemotier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Villemotier, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (37km)
  • Trevoux (61km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Seille (Saône) (35km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (35km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (44km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (46km)
  • Lac du Val (49km)
  • Lac de Chambly (50km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (50km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (50km)
  • Lac de Chalain (51km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (54km)
  • Lac du Vernois (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (29km)
  • Macon (38km)

Geography and distances

Villemotier is in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Villemotier is 357 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villemotier

Canton: Coligny

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villemotier

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 357 km

from Calais: 572 km

from Nice: 331 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 309 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beny, Coligny, Courmangoux, Marboz, Pirajoux, Pressiat, Salavre, Senaud and Verjon.

This page in French: Visiter Villemotier