Thoissey

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TownThoissey
Insee code01420
Postcode01140
Latitude46.1717400
Longitude4.8010030
AltitudeFrom 168 to 178 meters
Surface1.34 km²
Population1575 inhabitants
Density1175 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelSaint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne at 1.2 km
Chief townBourg-en-Bresse (at 38 km, 40 min)Dracé at 3.1 km
DepartmentAinSaint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles at 3.3 km
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the gates of the Dombes and Bresse. Faced with Beaujolais and throw from Macon. Altitude 180 m. Located 420 km from Paris.

The common Thoissey is bordered by the Saône and Chalaronne. With its towpath and meadows that form a écocomplexe for its rich biodiversity in fauna and flora.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The apothecary of the Hospital of the 18th century, classified as historical monuments. Feel free to ask the program of guided tours at the Tourist Office Val de Saône Chalaronne!
  • 19th century washhouse.
  • Patrician houses and timbered.
  • The lifting of the harbor with its avenue of plane trees on 179 900 m dating from 1808 (the second most beautiful in France) about to be closed.
  • The Merchant City Park (trees and wildlife).
  • The church and the paintings of Daniel Sarrabat.
  • All types of fishing can be practiced, either along the 13 km of river Saône, on Chalaronne and its tributaries, in the many bays or ponds.
  • Hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking.
  • MJC.
  • Horseback riding.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office Val de Saône Chalaronne
MonumentsConvent of the Ursulines

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The boastful, festival, festive bands: every first Saturday of August.
  • Fair of Saint Martin: Every first Sunday in November (gourmet and craft exhibitions).
  • Concerts - Theatre Café - Local celebrations.
  • Flea markets - Dancing - Art exhibitions - Fishing Contest - Lotos - Belotes - Boules competition / balls ...

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Garnerans: Château de Romans - townhouses.
  • Illiat: Church apse with superb 17th century frescoes, the oldest so far discovered in the department.
  • Mogneneins: Calvary Church and the 16th century - Old Well - Pigeonlofts.
  • Peyzieux-sur-Saone: Church of the 18th century - Laundry - Pigeonlofts.
  • Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne: Church - to 6 basins Laundry - Mills - Bee - Castle Challes.
  • Saint-Etienne-sur-Chalaronne: Poype - Chapelle Saint Blaise from the 17th century - Wells - Pigeonlofts - Laundry - including 2 mills in operation.
  • Route Dombes and Bresse.
  • Over 130 km of hiking trails through 11 routes, equestrian and mountain bike throughout the intercommunal (Thoissey, Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne, Peyzieux, Mogneneins, Garnerans, Illiat, Saint-Etienne-sur-Chalaronne ) - 2 circuits "Ain cycling" (40 and 47 km).
  • Celebrations:
  • In Illiat: Day of Bread Ovens in March.
  • In Peyzieux: Feasts of the snail in July.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour and tasting at a wine estateLocal flavoursFreeFuissé (12.9 km)
Helicopter flight over BourgogneSports sensationsFrom 69 € to 138 €Charnay-lès-Mâcon (13.6 km)
Karting on an indoor trackSports sensationsFrom 25 € to 45 €Saint-Georges-de-Reneins (14.5 km)
Tour, tasting and sale of organic winesLocal flavoursFrom 8 € to 10 €Blacé (18.9 km)
Anse scenic railwayEntertainment4.50 €Anse (27 km)

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PHOTOS

Bridge Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)Bridge Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
 
Alley of plane trees (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)Alley of plane trees (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
General Park Marchand (Val de Saône © OT Chalaronne)General Park Marchand (Val de Saône © OT Chalaronne)
 
Church of Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)Church of Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
Apothecary ( © OT Chalaronne Saone Valley)Apothecary ( © OT Chalaronne Saone Valley)
  

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WEATHER

Friday 19 September
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Min. 16°C - Max. 26°C
Saturday 20 September
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Min. 17°C - Max. 22°C
Sunday 21 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Rouge & Blanc - Hôtel Les Maritonnes  
7.7
Romanèche-Thorins
In the heart of the Beaujolais wine route between Macon and a gourmet meal and relaxation await you. In a green setting and fine dining and welcoming you can find traditional and innovative...
Located 4.5 km from Thoissey45 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Mâcon Sud-Chaintré  
6.5
Chaintré
The cuisine at Campanile Macon Sud-Chaintre is a symphony of tastes and flavors sunny! You will take place in a elegant atmosphere. Enjoy basic colors of the room and its resolutely...
Located 9.5 km from Thoissey20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Couronne  
8.9
Mâcon
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 14.6 km from Thoissey21 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsNuit d'un Jour  
Montmerle-sur-Saône
Availability & booking at www.nuitdunjour.com. 3 minutes from A6 motorway, between Lyon and macon : a large house with swimming pool, bedrooms for up to 7 persons, very comfortable...
Located 8.7 km from ThoisseyFrom 69 € to 79 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsLe clos beaujolais    
9.6
Belleville
It is behind a heavy wooden gate, with old, you will discover our mansion sixteenth century, when King François 1er, whose portrait hangs above the front door stayed. As friends, you...
Located 9.7 km from ThoisseyFrom 78 € to 92 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsChristian et cécile    
8.6
Saint-Lager
At 100 yards from the green way, welcome to the heart of our vineyards of Brouilly wine house we are restoring in its own juice. Before the 50s, mixed farming was the rule and the large...
Located 9.8 km from Thoissey85 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 15 personsA la belle epoque
Saint-Lager
100 meters from the greenway, welcome to the heart of our vineyards of Brouilly wine house we restore 'in its own juice. ' Before the 50s, mixed farming was the rule and the large porch...
Located 9.8 km from ThoisseyFrom 1900 € to 2200 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa Vigneraie  
8.8
Fuissé
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 13 km from Thoissey450 € per week 
Villa for 7 personsGite du Barvy  
9.3
Odenas
Your cottage, on my vineyard, easy access to highway exits 15 min, 45 km north of Lyon, is very quiet in the heart of Beaujolais. Very well equipped, you will appreciate its summer...
Located 15.5 km from ThoisseyFrom 380 € to 550 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
80 places over 2 haLe renom    
9.3
Vonnas
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 15.6 km from ThoisseyFrom 15 € to 19.90 € per day 
70 places over 4 haCamping du lac ***     NEW
Saint-Point
Very quiet, lakeside, spacious pitches, walks hiking.
Located 24 km from Thoissey 
190 places over 4,5 haCamping Le Nid du Parc    
8.8
Villars-les-Dombes
At the heart of the Dombes, the land of a thousand of ponds, along a river, the Le Nid Du Parc Campsite is an ideal site for all nature-lovers in search of simplicity and freedom. This...
Located 26 km from ThoisseyFrom 16.40 € to 22.40 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel de Ville - Hotel in ThoisseyHôtel de Ville    
5.8
Thoissey
Located in Thoissey, Hôtel de Ville offers accommodation just 10 km from the Chateau de Corselle. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. This room features a wooden floor, views of the...
Located in ThoisseyRoom from 32 €
La Maison Blanche - Hotel in ThoisseyLa Maison Blanche     
7.4
Romanèche-Thorins
La Maison Blanche is situated in Romaneche Thorins, a 5-minute drive from the A6 motorway. It has an outdoor swimming pool, a sunbathing terrace and a family-run restaurant. Each of...
Located 4.1 km from ThoisseyRoom from 52 €
Les Maritonnes Parc & Vignoble - Hotel in ThoisseyLes Maritonnes Parc & Vignoble     
8.1
Romanèche-Thorins
The hotel offers a great place to stay while exploring the Beaujolais and Mâconnais regions, with their delightful villages, vineyards, wonderful scenery and rich cultural heritage....
Located 4.7 km from ThoisseyRoom from 89 €

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Park & Suites Elégance Genève-Ferney Voltaire
Located on France and Switzerland’s border, Park & Suites Elégance Genève-Ferney Voltaire is 10 minutes from central Geneva. It offers an outdoor swimming...
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