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TownCrottetPont-de-Veyle at 2 km (4 min)
Insee code01134Saint-Jean-sur-Veyle at 3.2 km (6 min)
Postcode01620Laiz at 3.8 km (8 min)
Latitude46.2771720Saint-André-de-Bâgé at 4.4 km (6 min)
Longitude4.8928670Bâgé-le-Châtel at 4.8 km (7 min)
AltitudeFrom 170 to 213 metersReplonges at 5.7 km (10 min)
Surface12.12 km²Grièges at 5.7 km (10 min)
Population1772 inhabitantsCruzilles-lès-Mépillat at 6.7 km (11 min)
Density146 inhabitants/km²Saint-Laurent-sur-Saône at 6.7 km (10 min)
National labelBâgé-la-Ville at 7 km (10 min)
Chief townBourg-en-Bresse (at 34 km, 29 min)Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon at 7.7 km (8 min)
DepartmentAinMâcon at 8.5 km (13 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town


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Crotelles of the 10th century Villa Croteldi became the eleventh, fourteenth Crotellio then Croteil in 1493 to become Crottet from 1613, the village has changed over the centuries. From a totally rural village until the post-war Crottet is now the archetypal village rurban. Until the late 1970s, he had to follow the herd every night, from the prairie, joined the stables of the village. The expedition lasted over half an hour between the junction of Ormet and the church, but this quickly evaporated transhumance daily at the rate of mutation of agriculture. Many farmers have retired and their successors in moving herds of cattle trucks. It remains only five farms in about 1750 inhabitants and 1212 acres of surface. The population has found other sources of income, either in one of the forty companies Crottet or in jobs in industry, services and administration to Macon.

The town stretches from the Saone, with the Saint Laurent once called home resident Reissier where a hundred people, to Pont-de-Veyle along the Veyle, its southern boundary, nearly 7 km. The district Chavannes, flooded regularly by both the Saône by the Veyle is the junction of the TGV and SNCF Macon town. The prairie, field flooding of the Saone, covers nearly a third of the town and is protected by the Natura 2000. A peculiarity of the town of Crottet is its location.

The village is bordered by three major routes which form a triangle in a north - south the county 28 of the cross Bage to Pont-de-Veyle in a south east - west road 933 from Pont-de-Veyle Replonges to and in the east - west National Road 79 to the cross to Replonges Bage. Within this triangle you discover the village of Crottet. On both sides of the main street you will see the church dedicated to Saint Paul, the hall facing it, school, town hall and library.

Not far from the center to the east along the county 28, at a place called the quarry, a vast space is dedicated to sport, two tennis open, two indoor tennis courts, skateboard park, a plateau of evolution for the basketball and handball, track speed and a set of balls. Many trails in the framework of a community of communes de Pont-de-Veyle allow hikers to discover the grove Bressan. North along the highway 79, you can play golf (18 holes). This golf course is set in the castle of Aumusse including a chapel adjoining part of the ancient priory of the Knights Templar.

The story is modestly presents Crottet, besides the chapel, a fortified farm Genod along secondary road 28, deserves attention. In town, a portal dating from the 16th century was the entry of an ancient monastery. Finally, you can relax at the mill Thurignat, one of the countless mills that lined the course of Veyle the time when the millers were using water power.


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Helicopter flight over BourgogneSports sensationsFrom 69 € to 138 €Charnay-lès-Mâcon (7.4 km)

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French cuisine restaurantLe Saint Laurent - L'Esprit Blanc   NEW
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Located 5.2 km from Crottet36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Ardoise  
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Located 5.5 km from Crottet27 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Couronne  
Located in the Saone-et-Loire, in the charming town of Mâcon, La Couronne restaurant welcomes you in a warm atmosphere. The decor is neat and unpretentious. We found it easy to share...
Located 5.6 km from Crottet21 € per person 

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Apartment with 2 bedroomsA la Petite Traboule  
Very beautiful bed and breakfast in the heart of old district of macon. The charm of burgundy, city of food and wine. Located in a quiet street pedestrian traboule page. We have two...
Located 5.5 km from Crottet85 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLe lavoir de méziat    
Le lavoir de Méziat is located in a small and typical winegrowing village of the Mâconnais region. Beside the main building, an old house with character, is a smaller stone building...
Located 9 km from Crottet90 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsFleur de Vignes    
In a small village near Macon and Solutré, Chantal and Jean-Claude will welcome you in two beautifully decorated rooms open on the steeple of a beautiful Romanesque church. During your...
Located 9.7 km from Crottet58 € the double room 

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House for 6 personsLa Vigneraie  
Situated in the heart of. the South of Burgundy you will find our cosy house which has a unique view over the wine yards of Fuissé, Grand Cru of the Maconnais, and the rock of the....
Located 11.2 km from Crottet290 € per week 
Apartment for 24 personsLes gîtes de Jullie   NEW
At the heart of the peaceful village of Jullie, the lodgings of the town is open all year. With family, friends or lovers we invite you to discover the flavors of the Beaujolais vi...
Located 16.9 km from Crottet245 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsLa Petite Maison de Jeanne   NEW
At the heart of the Beaujolais vineyards, the hotel offers a warm welcome in our house, designed to provide every comfort. It offers 70sqm with great benefits. For a short stay ( we)...
Located 20 km from Crottet350 € per week 

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80 places over 2 haLe renom    
Green holiday resort at the confluence of two rivers, camping The Renown Open April to October welcomes you in a calm and relaxing on a green site. Near the center of the village and...
Located 10 km from CrottetFrom 15 € to 19.90 € per day 
54 places over 2,5 haCamping les ripettes    
A pretty and quiet campimg with very large pitches. Inthe heart of the countryside but only 4 km from Pont de Vaux with its good restaurants, shops and Wednesday market. Bread delivered...
Located 19.8 km from CrottetFrom 16.20 € to 18 € per day 
70 places over 4 haCamping du lac ***    
Very quiet, lakeside, spacious pitches, walks hiking.
Located 23 km from Crottet 

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Hostellerie La Huchette - Hotel in CrottetHostellerie La Huchette    
The hotel Hostellerie La Huchette is located in Replonges in the heart of Burgundy and Bresse, close to Macon. All rooms are spacious, comfortable and equipped with Wi-Fi internet access,...
Located 2.4 km from CrottetRoom from 55 €
Hôtel Bress'Saône - Hotel in CrottetHôtel Bress'Saône     
L’Hôtel Bress’Saône is 3 km from the centre of Replonges and 1 km from the A40 motorway. It offers an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi access. With garden...
Located 2.5 km from CrottetRoom from 52 €
Hostellerie Sarrasine - Hotel in CrottetHostellerie Sarrasine     
This farmhouse in the Replonges countryside has been converted into a charming hotel with an outdoor swimming pool and beautiful individually decorated rooms. Enjoy free private parking...
Located 2.9 km from Crottet

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Park & Suites Elégance Genève-Ferney Voltaire
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