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Villeneuve tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Trevoux at 10 km from Villeneuve

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Trevoux at 10 km and Belleville at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villeneuve, 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 Villeneuve in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Trevoux

Trevoux

at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 12 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Belleville guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Dombes guide
Anse

Anse

at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide
 
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Theize

Theize

at 19 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty...

See Bagnols guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest...

See Oingt guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La...

See Eveux guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 29 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 29 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 29 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Macon

Macon

at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Macon guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

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

See Solutre-Pouilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Villeneuve

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Markets in and near Villeneuve

  • Amberieux-en-Dombes: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Jassans-Riottier: market Saturday (8km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (9km)
  • Trevoux: market Saturday (9km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Anse: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (14km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Neuville-sur-Saone: market Friday (16km)

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Tourist attractions near Villeneuve, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (33km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (32km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Trevoux (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (15km)
  • Cremieu (46km)
  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (52km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (30km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (38km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (45km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (47km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Saint-Germain-en-Brionnais) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (10km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (14km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (27km)
  • Parc de Gerland (29km)
  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (44km)
  • Les Jardins du château de Drée (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (25km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (27km)
  • Roche de Solutré (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (25km)
  • Ecully (28km)
  • Macon (31km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (41km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (27km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Villeneuve is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Villeneuve is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villeneuve

Canton: Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villeneuve

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 321 km

from Bordeaux: 442 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieux-en-Dombes, Ars-sur-Formans, Chaleins, Frans, Lurcy, Messimy-sur-Saone, Miserieux, Saint-Trivier-sur-Moignans, Sainte-Euphemie and Savigneux.

This page in French: Visiter Villeneuve

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