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Ambronay

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain

Ambronay - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain
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Geographical information

MunicipalityAmbronay
Postcode01500
Tourism label
Latitude46.0069650 (N 46° 0’ 25”)
Longitude5.3602080 (E 5° 21’ 37”)
AltitudeFrom 225m to 765m
Surface area33.55 km²
Population2722 inhabitants
Density81 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse (17.3 mi, 31 min)
Insee code01007
IntercommunalityCC de la Plaine de l'Ain
DepartmentAin
TerritoryAlps, Jura mountains
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alps

Nearest cities & towns

Douvres1.5 mi (5 min)
Saint-Jean-le-Vieux2.1 mi (4 min)
Ambérieu-en-Bugey3.8 mi (11 min)
Jujurieux4 mi (9 min)
Priay4.2 mi (10 min)
Pont-d'Ain4.4 mi (10 min)
Château-Gaillard4.9 mi (9 min)
L'Abergement-de-Varey5.1 mi (12 min)
Varambon5.5 mi (11 min)
Bettant5.6 mi (11 min)
Druillat5.7 mi (13 min)
Villette-sur-Ain5.7 mi (14 min)
Saint-Denis-en-Bugey5.9 mi (11 min)
Ambutrix5.9 mi (10 min)
Saint-Maurice-de-Rémens6.5 mi (10 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Monuments
Natural sites
Transport

Photos

Cloister
Cloister
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Ambronay Town Hall, former castle (© J.E)
Ambronay Town Hall, former castle (© J.E)
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Cloister
Cloister
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Former abbey of Ambronay
Former abbey of Ambronay
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Former Ambronay abbey - detail of the tympanum
Former Ambronay abbey - detail of the tympanum
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Cloister
Cloister
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Cloister
Cloister
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Church of Ambronay
Church of Ambronay
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Cloister sculpture
Cloister sculpture
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Detail of a stall
Detail of a stall
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Detail of a stall
Detail of a stall
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Detail of a stall
Detail of a stall
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Detail of a stall
Detail of a stall
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Detail of a stall
Detail of a stall
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Altar of the Chapter House (© J.E)
Altar of the Chapter House (© J.E)
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Altar of the Virgin, in the church (© J.E)
Altar of the Virgin, in the church (© J.E)
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Altar of the Abbey Church (© J.E)
Altar of the Abbey Church (© J.E)
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Baptistery of the church (© J.E)
Baptistery of the church (© J.E)
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Sundial against the wall of Monteverdi Hall (© J.E)
Sundial against the wall of Monteverdi Hall (© J.E)
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Key of the lintel of the chapter house with the arms of the abbot Etienne de Morel (© J.E)
Key of the lintel of the chapter house with the arms of the abbot Etienne de Morel (© J.E)
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Keystone of the church, armored (© J.E)
Keystone of the church, armored (© J.E)
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Keystone of the decorated church (© J.E)
Keystone of the decorated church (© J.E)
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Keystone of the church, emblazoned (© J.E)
Keystone of the church, emblazoned (© J.E)
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Keystone, emblazoned (© J.E)
Keystone, emblazoned (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
Keystone, decorated (© J.E)
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Bell tower of the abbey church, viewed from behind (© J.E)
Bell tower of the abbey church, viewed from behind (© J.E)
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Facade of the abbey church (© J.E)
Facade of the abbey church (© J.E)
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Friesland, above the large portal of the abbey church (© J.E)
Friesland, above the large portal of the abbey church (© J.E)
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Cloister Gallery (© J.E)
Cloister Gallery (© J.E)
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Cloister Gallery (© J.E)
Cloister Gallery (© J.E)
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North gallery of the cloister and its sundial (© J.E)
North gallery of the cloister and its sundial (© J.E)
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The recumbent, in the church (© J.E)
The recumbent, in the church (© J.E)
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Grand portal of the abbey church (© J.E)
Grand portal of the abbey church (© J.E)
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Information about the mural (© J.E)
Information about the mural (© J.E)
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Information on the carpenter's gravestone (© J.E)
Information on the carpenter's gravestone (© J.E)
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Information on the Pietà (© J.E)
Information on the Pietà (© J.E)
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Information on the Chapter Hall (© J.E)
Information on the Chapter Hall (© J.E)
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Information on the old abbey (© J.E)
Information on the old abbey (© J.E)
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Information on the cloister (© J.E)
Information on the cloister (© J.E)
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Information on the terrier of Ambronay (© J.E)
Information on the terrier of Ambronay (© J.E)
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Information on chapels (© J.E)
Information on chapels (© J.E)
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Information on gravestones (© J.E)
Information on gravestones (© J.E)
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Cloister garden, seen from the floor (© J.E)
Cloister garden, seen from the floor (© J.E)
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Nave of the Abbey Church (© J.E)
Nave of the Abbey Church (© J.E)
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Lantern with sound suppressor (© J.E)
Lantern with sound suppressor (© J.E)
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Lantern on the roof of Monteverdi Hall (© J.E)
Lantern on the roof of Monteverdi Hall (© J.E)
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The terrier of Ambronay (© J.E)
The terrier of Ambronay (© J.E)
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Model of the abbey - In the church (© J.E)
Model of the abbey - In the church (© J.E)
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Nave of the Abbey Church (© J.E)
Nave of the Abbey Church (© J.E)
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Old wall painting, in the church (© J.E)
Old wall painting, in the church (© J.E)
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Headstone (© J.E)
Headstone (© J.E)
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Headstone of Pierre de Lacoux (© J.E)
Headstone of Pierre de Lacoux (© J.E)
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Headstone of the Fornier brothers (© J.E)
Headstone of the Fornier brothers (© J.E)
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Headstone of the carpenter (© J.E)
Headstone of the carpenter (© J.E)
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Pietà in the church (© J.E)
Pietà in the church (© J.E)
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Painted ceiling, above the cloisters staircase (© J.E)
Painted ceiling, above the cloisters staircase (© J.E)
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Left porch of the abbey church (© J.E)
Left porch of the abbey church (© J.E)
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North side door of the abbey church (© J.E)
North side door of the abbey church (© J.E)
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Ambronay Town Hall, former castle (© J.E)
Ambronay Town Hall, former castle (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
Stalls sculpture (© J.E)
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Statue of Saint Barnard, in the chapter house (© J.E)
Statue of Saint Barnard, in the chapter house (© J.E)
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Tour Dauphine - Ambronay Abbey (© J.E)
Tour Dauphine - Ambronay Abbey (© J.E)
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Tour of Archives - Ambronay Abbey (© J.E)
Tour of Archives - Ambronay Abbey (© J.E)
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Tour of the abbey archives (© J.E)
Tour of the abbey archives (© J.E)
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Tympanum of the left porch, of the abbey church (© J.E)
Tympanum of the left porch, of the abbey church (© J.E)
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Virgin and child, between the two doors of the great portal of the church (© J.E)
Virgin and child, between the two doors of the great portal of the church (© J.E)
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Weather

Saturday 24 june
Min. 17°C - Max. 32°C
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Sunday 25 june
Min. 19°C - Max. 33°C
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Monday 26 june
Min. 20°C - Max. 35°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Visit of the Abbey Notre Dame des Dombes
Culture and education5 € Le Plantay (12.9 mi)
Vanciaventure Adventure Park
Entertainment14 € to 20 € Rillieux-la-Pape (25 mi)
Canyoning around Lyon
Sports sensations45 € to 70 € Lyon (30 mi)
48 hour Duo Lyon Pass - 48 hour hop-on hop-off bus access & 1 hour tram access
Culture and education26 € Lyon (30 mi)
Tramway ride through the historical quarters of Lyon - 1 hour
Culture and education9 € Lyon (30 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Circuit The four villages
HikeIntermediate7h05Saint-Denis-en-Bugey (4.1 mi)
The Evosges Memorial Trail
HikeEasy3h30Évosges (7.4 mi)
Stroll - The marsh of the licks
HikeEasy50 minCeignes (10.7 mi)
Walk The brook Black Fontaine
HikeEasy40 minSerrières-sur-Ain (10.8 mi)
Circuit Cuny's tour
HikeEasy4h10Villebois (11.6 mi)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

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