You plan to stay or have a stop in Bourg-en-Bresse? You wish to experience the region? You don’t want to miss the best? Here there are some ideas to make your stay unique!

1 – Hiking and biking

Hiking or biking in the moutains between Bourg-en-Bresse and Jura : a great occasion to relax, to enjoy the beauty of autumn… and to collect nuts or mushrooms ! From the top of Revermont mountains, you’ll appreciate a wide view on Beaujolais and Southern Burgundy hills, Bresse green landscapes and the white summits of the Alps.

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2 – The royal monastery of Brou, favourite site of French people

Vue sur le monastère royal de BrouElected ‘favourite site of French people‘ in 2014, the royal monastery of Brou deserves this label: a gothic church with 3 princely tombs, works of religious art, a sculpted rood screen and an art museum are open to visitors.

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3 – The old parts of the city: between history… and shopping!

IMG_5867Medieval and Renaissance houses, churches and statues of famous local men and women: visiting the centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, you will revise French History!
You’ll also be seduced by many parks and gardens where you’ll enjoy take your time ! Many little and charming shops will invite you to have a shopping session: enjoy!

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4 – Top deals to go on holidays spending less and enjoying more

hotel VRP_ credit Office de tourisme Bourg en Bresse Agglomération (1)Free breakfast for children, special fees for sportsmen, discounts for long stays… Just take advantage of our partners top deals to have a nicer stay ! And if you plan to have a stop in Bourg-en-Bresse region on the way to the Alps this winter, take advantage of these special offers and book now !

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5 – Tasting the local cuisine and specialities

Bresse chicken, cream and butter, quenelles, cheese, cream pie… What about taking advantage of a stop in Bourg-en-Bresse region to taste local gastronomy?
Restaurants and producers welcome you.

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6 – Enjoying more and more the “Lights fair”

Why not taking advantage of a full day off to visit Bresse region, less than 1h distant from Lyon, when you come for the “Fête des Lumières” in December ? Crafts, heritage, gastronomy: make your choice and have a nice day before spending a great evening in Lyon !

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7 – Taking advantage of special offers for groups

visite au monastère royal de Brou _ crédit ML OTBBAMeeting a Bresse chicken farmer and going into the fields with him, sharing a time with a Comté cheese maker and of course tasting it, knowing more about the famous Saracin chimneys thanks to your dedicated guide… Why not programming a stay around Bourg-en-Bresse with a group?
Our  + : tailor made programmes, no additionnal fees to book all your stay !

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8 – Enjoying great events

Concerts, gastronomic fairs, special shows for Christmas, Christmas markets… Why not taking advantage of these events to have a stop in Bourg-en-Bresse region?

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9 – Taking back a local souvenir

Wine (to drink in light quantity!), biscuits, Bresse chicken paté, aprons with Bresse chicken design on them, crafts and jewels… Just take a few minutes in the tourist Office shop to choose local items to take  back home !
+++ > Christmas is approaching and local products could be an orginal present to offer, isn’t it?

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10 – Enjoying bad wheater

Going to a spa, sharing laughs with your children in an indoor leisure park, trying to escape from a closed room solving questions with friends… Why should we stay at home when autumn or winter are coming?!

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