Villette-sur-Ain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 12 km from Villette-sur-Ain

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Villette-sur-Ain 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 Villette-sur-Ain in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 12 km and Dombes at 21 km.

Villette-sur-Ain, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction west)

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

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at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


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

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an...

See Cremieu guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

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at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

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Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 43 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 49 km (direction north-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


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

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed by Le...

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at 54 km (direction west-north-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

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Markets in and near Villette-sur-Ain

  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (9km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (11km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (15km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (17km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (23km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Andre-de-Corcy: market Sunday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Villette-sur-Ain, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (55km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (39km)
  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (43km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (32km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (39km)
  • Roche de Solutré (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (18km)
  • Vonnas (33km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Ecully (45km)
  • Chaponnay (48km)
  • Macon (49km)
  • Nances (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (40km)

Geography and distances

Villette-sur-Ain is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Villette-sur-Ain is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villette-sur-Ain

Canton: Chalamont

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villette-sur-Ain

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 474 km

from Strasbourg: 344 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Villette-sur-Ain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambutrix, Chateau-Gaillard, Chatenay, Chatillon-la-Palud, Priay, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Maurice-de-Remens and Varambon.

This page in French: Visiter Villette-sur-Ain