Jasseron

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TownJasseronRamasse at 3.2 km
Insee code01195Drom at 3.4 km
Postcode01250Ceyzériat at 3.5 km
Latitude46.2111770Saint-Just at 4.1 km
Longitude5.3242290Meillonnas at 4.4 km
AltitudeFrom 246 to 590 metersVillereversure at 5.4 km
Surface18.93 km²Revonnas at 5.4 km
Population1668 inhabitantsMontagnat at 5.5 km
Density88 inhabitants/km²Simandre-sur-Suran at 7.3 km
National labelJournans at 7.4 km
Chief townBourg-en-Bresse (at 9 km, 14 min)Treffort-Cuisiat at 7.6 km
DepartmentAinTossiat at 8 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Jasseron is located 8 km north-east of Bourg-en-Bresse, at the junction of the road from Bourg-en-Bresse Saint-Claude. This town is located to 2 / 3 plain, 1 / 3 in the Revermont, first folds of the Jura. Residents as tourists like to enjoy the forest Tessonge, covering nearly half of the plain, and the Mount Cuchet, Mont Curtet, Les Combes.

According to legend Jasseron, the treasure of ancient nobility would have been hidden in a cave at the foot of the castle dungeon. During Christmas Eve at 1 stroke of midnight, the subway would open for a glimpse of the treasure, and would close in the 12th stroke of midnight. One woman went so Jasseron, Christmas night, the castle with her child in order to load gold. At 1 stroke of midnight, the subway opened. She then put her child in the basement and began to take gold. But when the 12th time, she had no time to recover her child. She waited until the next Christmas, promising to build a chapel to the Virgin if she recovered. She then returned to the castle and the first stroke of midnight the child was there. As promised she built a chapel is the chapel of Notre-Dame-des Conches.


SIGHTSEEING

Circuit path.

Viewpoint Plateau of Conches: view Bourg-en-Bresse, Bugey and down the Beaujolais.

Castle Jasseron: History Jasseron certainly begins with its destruction around 350, when attested by the discovery of coins bearing the likeness of the Emperor Constant 1, which were probably buried there during the barbarian invasions. We deduce the presence of a Roman camp before the attacks, including a guard tower in woods had a basis in the 11th century for the construction of what would become one of the most powerful castles of Revermont. Through the centuries the castle changed hands many times, so that in 1601, when the final connection Revermont the Kingdom of France, it is neglected. The chimneys were removed and the inhabitants made use of stones on the top floor of the dungeon as a career to build their houses. Today, there remains a ruined tower of the feudal castle in the 13th century was one of the largest in the region.

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MonumentsCastle of Jasseron

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
River and lake fishing in Haut-BugeyNature and the outdoors10 €Oyonnax (26 km)

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Min. 2°C - Max. 13°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. 3°C - Max. 11°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge Bressane  
9.1
Bourg-en-Bresse
The Auberge Bressane welcomes you in Bourg-en-Bresse, opposite the church of Brou, monument of the 16th century! Enjoy a gastronomic break more enjoyable in a typical Bresse, to chic...
Located 7 km from Jasseron50 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantPlace Bernard  
8.8
Bourg-en-Bresse
Georges Blanc invites you to its restaurant Place Bernard. Located on the ground floor of the Hotel de France, you'll stay in a sober and refined. Discover a plain cooking with the...
Located 7.4 km from Jasseron38 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Castle with 2 bedroomsVilla François 1er     NEW
Bourg-en-Bresse
Our Bed and Breakfast is an ancient castle located in the heart of the town of Bourg En Bresse, close to the Sacre Coeur Basilica, near the train station and shops, the historic core...
Located 8 km from JasseronFrom 75 € to 90 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLe Nid à Bibi    
9.8
Servas
Beautiful property, old farmhouse typical of the Bresse region, totally converted and renovated. With all modern comforts, 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a bright dining room seating...
Located 10.8 km from JasseronFrom 110 € to 145 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsDominique et Daniel boissier    
9.4
Saint-Martin-du-Mont
Two rooms in the owner's home, located on an old renovated farmhouse in stone.
Located 12.1 km from Jasseron55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsGîte, Chambre hôtes les trois collines
Treffort-Cuisiat
Choice: the cottage (independently) or Guest House (room only with breakfast included). Location and Description: 15 minutes from Bourg-en-Bresse and 10 km from the junction of the...
Located 10.8 km from Jasseron420 € per week 
Castle for 4 personsGite au Château de Montfleur   NEW
Montfleur
Open all year round in a character property between Revermont and lakes region of Jura Cottage. Castle montfleur is atop a private wooded hill. Located 28 kilometers from Bourg en Bresse,...
Located 15.8 km from JasseronFrom 450 € to 590 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
46 places over 1,5 haCamping du Signal    
8.3
Nantua
Small friendly campsite. Large grass pitches separated by hedges. At the foot of the mountain and 2 steps from the city and a swimming lake. Suitable for small children with playroom...
Located 22 km from JasseronFrom 13.16 € to 14.16 € per day 
130 places over 3 haCamping Les Gorges de l'Oignin    
10
Matafelon-Granges
Camping located in the Jura Mountains on the shores of Lake Oignin in a natural setting. Camping Qualité Label and The Green Key Label.
Located 22 km from JasseronFrom 14.60 € to 24.20 € per day 
120 places over 2,5 haCamping l'escapade  
Priay
Located at 230 meters altitude camping Escapade open from March 10 to September 30.25 minutes from Lyon, the pleasure of camping in a caravan park with beautiful scenery along the river...
Located 23 km from Jasseron12 € per day 

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HOTELS

ibis Bourg Jasseron/Teyssonge - Hotel in Jasseronibis Bourg Jasseron/Teyssonge     
8
Jasseron
Located on the A40 highway, just 10 km from Parc Ainterexpo Exhibition Centre, ibis Jasseron/Teyssonge offers a restaurant. Bourg-en-Bresse centre is just a 15-minute drive away. All...
Located in JasseronRoom from 40 €
ibis budget Bourg en Bresse - Hotel in Jasseronibis budget Bourg en Bresse    
7.5
Bourg-en-Bresse
Located just outside Bourg-en-Bresse, this ibis Budget hotel is 2 km from the town centre. It offers simple air-conditioned accommodation and a breakfast room with a terrace, just 7...
Located 5.9 km from JasseronRoom from 47 €
Mercure Bourg En Bresse - Hotel in JasseronMercure Bourg En Bresse     
7.6
Bourg-en-Bresse
This Mercure is situated in a quiet residential area close to the city centre of Bourg en Bresse and is near the Brou Church, the exhibition centre and highway A40. Mercure Bourg En...
Located 6.4 km from JasseronRoom from 88 €

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Appart'Hôtel & Spa Ferney Genève
Featuring a spa, a wellness centre and an indoor swimming pool, this apart'hotel is just 4 km from Geneva International Airport and the Palexpo Exhibition...
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