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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain

Small village located in the heart of the Bresse and its groves, Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze is a commune in the Ain department in Auvergne region Rhône-Alpes. The village is on the edge of the Reyssouze, about thirty kilometers from Bourg-en-Bresse and Macon, on the road n ° 1 in waves that unites the hills of Revermont to those of Mâconnais.

The town of Saint-Jean-sur-Reyssouze is renowned for its natural flowering since it sports a label 3 flowers to the town entrances. It is also attractive to the gourmet level, with several producers of the famous Bresse poultry, the only AOC in France, which delights the taste buds of visitors.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude46.3974509 (N 46° 23’ 51”)
Longitude5.0633220 (E 5° 3’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 178m to 218m
Surface area27.48 km²
Population750 inhabitants
Density27 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse (28 km, 33 min)
Insee code01364
IntercommunalityCC du Canton de Saint Trivier de Courtes
TerritoryAlps, Jura mountains

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze3.8 km (5 min)
Béréziat4 km (6 min)
Servignat4.4 km (7 min)
Boissey5.7 km (8 min)
Lescheroux6.5 km (9 min)
Saint-Étienne-sur-Reyssouze7.2 km (9 min)
Mantenay-Montlin7.2 km (12 min)
Marsonnas7.5 km (8 min)
Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes7.7 km (12 min)
Jayat7.7 km (9 min)
Chevroux8.8 km (11 min)
Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze9.6 km (13 min)
Dommartin10 km (14 min)
Montrevel-en-Bresse11.3 km (12 min)
Courtes11.8 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities


Saturday 18 november
Min. 0°C - Max. 6°C
Sunday 19 november
Min. 0°C - Max. 6°C
Monday 20 november
Min. 0°C - Max. 6°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Fused glass and Qi Gong studio
Arts and Crafts70 € Mâcon (21 km)
Helicopter flight over Bourgogne
Sports sensations74 € to 122 € Charnay-lès-Mâcon (23 km)
Vineyard to cellar tour - The secrets of Beaujolais
Local flavours11 € to 37 € Romanèche-Thorins (34 km)
Vintage military vehicle rides in Burgundian Bresse
Nature and the great outdoors100 € to 200 € Saint-Germain-du-Plain (36 km)
Tour and tasting of Beaujolais wine with the winegrower
Local flavours5 € Lantignié (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (22 km)
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (29 km)
Promenade_Autour de Napt
HikeEasy45 minSonthonnax-la-Montagne (40 km)
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (44 km)
Nezan - Montcusel
HikeIntermediate4h30Dortan (45 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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