Vonnas tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Macon at 16 km from Vonnas

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

Tourist classifications for Vonnas include "ville fleurie 4*".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Macon at 16 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 18 km.

Vonnas, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Macon

Macon

at 16 km (direction west-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
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 22 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
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 23 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...

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Dombes

Dombes

at 24 km (direction south)

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

See Dombes guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Trevoux guide
Cluny

Cluny

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

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

See Cluny guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Perouges guide
Anse

Anse

at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide
Brancion

Brancion

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

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

See Brancion guide
Tournus

Tournus

at 39 km (direction north-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
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction north-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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Theize

Theize

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

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the Beaujolais wine...

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Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Oingt guide

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Markets in and near Vonnas

Market days in Vonnas: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Vonnas: market Thursday (0km)
  • Pont-de-Veyle: market Monday (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (16km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (19km)
  • Montmerle-sur-Saone: market Sunday (23km)
  • Belleville: market Tuesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Vonnas, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (11km)
  • Trevoux (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (35km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (36km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (36km)
  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Laye (27km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roche de Solutré (23km)
  • Seille (Saône) (34km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (34km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (16km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vonnas is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Vonnas is 354 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vonnas

Canton: Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vonnas

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 354 km

from Calais: 575 km

from Nice: 332 km

from Bordeaux: 460 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biziat, Chanoz-Chatenay, Chaveyriat, Confrancon, Mezeriat, Neuville-les-Dames, Perrex, Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle, Saint-Julien-sur-Veyle and Sulignat.

This page in French: Visiter Vonnas