Near Bourg-en-Bresse, in the department of Ain, stands the city of Viriat. Third largest town of Bresse, it enjoys spectacular scenery and greenery. The lakes abound in the area, and visitors will enjoy the fresh air.
nice town, Viriat dates back to Celtic times as evidenced by some remains found there during archaeological excavations. A Land of the Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem during the Middle Ages, it is now mostly on tourism.
This city offers many entertainment and sports facilities, as well as a wealth of interest. Old monuments and parks each bring a certain charm to the whole. Viriat has been awarded three flowers in the competition of cities and flowered villages of France.