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Thoissey

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain

Thoissey - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityThoissey
Postcode01140
Tourism label
Latitude46.1717400 (N 46° 10’ 18”)
Longitude4.8010030 (E 4° 48’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 168m to 178m
Surface area1.34 km²
Population1607 inhabitants
Density1199 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse (38 km, 40 min)
Insee code01420
IntercommunalityCC Val de Saône - Chalaronne
DepartmentAin
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne1.3 km (3 min)
Dracé3.5 km (6 min)
Mogneneins4.5 km (7 min)
Saint-Symphorien-d'Ancelles4.7 km (8 min)
Garnerans5.8 km (10 min)
Peyzieux-sur-Saône6.5 km (7 min)
Saint-Étienne-sur-Chalaronne6.8 km (11 min)
Genouilleux7.3 km (8 min)
Corcelles-en-Beaujolais7.4 km (10 min)
Bey7.4 km (12 min)
Illiat7.7 km (13 min)
Guéreins8.5 km (9 min)
Lancié8.8 km (10 min)
Taponas9.1 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments

Events and festivities

Photos

Bridge Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
Bridge Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
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Alley of plane trees (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
Alley of plane trees (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
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General Park Marchand (Val de Saône © OT Chalaronne)
General Park Marchand (Val de Saône © OT Chalaronne)
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Church of Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
Church of Thoissey (OT © Chalaronne Saone Valley)
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Apothecary ( © OT Chalaronne Saone Valley)
Apothecary ( © OT Chalaronne Saone Valley)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Vineyard to cellar tour - The secrets of Beaujolais
Local flavours11 € to 37 € Romanèche-Thorins (6.7 km)
Tour and tasting at a wine estate
Local flavoursFreeFuissé (12.9 km)
Helicopter flight over Bourgogne
Sports sensations74 € to 122 € Charnay-lès-Mâcon (13.6 km)
Tour and tasting of Beaujolais wine with the winegrower
Local flavours5 € Lantignié (14.5 km)
Tour, tasting and sale of organic wines
Local flavours8 € to 10 € Blacé (18.9 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (15.1 km)
Clochemerle
Village visitEasy40 minVaux-en-Beaujolais (21 km)
Hidden Treasures Circuit
Village visitEasy1h00Villefranche-sur-Saône (21 km)
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (44 km)
Circuit de bénévent
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h00Vaugneray (50 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels