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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
Population746 inhabitants
Density27 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse (17.5 mi, 33 min)
Insee code01364
IntercommunalityCA du Bassin de Bourg-en-Bresse
TerritoryAlps, Jura mountains

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Julien-sur-Reyssouze2.4 mi (5 min)
Béréziat2.5 mi (6 min)
Servignat2.7 mi (7 min)
Boissey3.5 mi (8 min)
Lescheroux4 mi (9 min)
Saint-Étienne-sur-Reyssouze4.5 mi (9 min)
Mantenay-Montlin4.5 mi (12 min)
Marsonnas4.7 mi (8 min)
Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes4.8 mi (12 min)
Jayat4.8 mi (9 min)
Chevroux5.5 mi (11 min)
Chavannes-sur-Reyssouze6 mi (13 min)
Dommartin6.2 mi (14 min)
Montrevel-en-Bresse7 mi (12 min)
Courtes7.3 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities


Tuesday 25 september
Min. 6°C - Max. 20°C
Wednesday 26 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 24°C
Thursday 27 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 25°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Helicopter flight over Bourgogne
Sports sensations74 € to 122 € Charnay-lès-Mâcon (14.5 mi)
Discover horse-drawn carriages by the Saône
Entertainment48 € Cormoranche-sur-Saône (15.5 mi)
Tour and wine tasting at Oenothèque Burrier
Local flavoursFreeFuissé (17.3 mi)
Vintage military vehicle ride in Southern Burgundy
Entertainment120 € to 230 € Saint-Germain-du-Plain (22 mi)
Artistic painting course with the artbucher method
Arts and Crafts35 € Le Rousset-Marizy (31 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towpath along the Saône
HikeEasy5h00Tournus (13.4 mi)
Solutré Rock
HikeEasy1h00Solutré-Pouilly (18 mi)
Ain by Bike : Route n° 17 – Secret Spells and Magic Potions
Cycling itineraryEasy2h30Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne (20 mi)
Promenade_Autour de Napt
HikeEasy45 minSonthonnax-la-Montagne (25 mi)
From Maizeray to Saint-Martin-du-Tartre
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Martin-du-Tartre (27 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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