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 – A stay on the way to the sea to enjoy the beach since the early Saturday

Staying in Bourg-en-Bresse for a night going to or coming back from the Mediterranean sea ensure you to enjoy the beach for a full day at the beginning or at the end of your stay ! Bourg-en-Bresse is indeed distant 3 hours from the first sea resorts! Great isn’t it?

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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. You’ll enjoy fresh air in the 3 cloisters, and some musical evenings.

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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 !

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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 – Why not having a relaxing time?

A charming hotel including a spa, a tour on the market to taste local gastronomy, an easy walk in the forest to breathe fresh air, a quiet afternoon golfing or biking… What do you think of such a programme to relax in the hot season?

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7 – Take 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

Spending a coloured evening with the light shows Couleurs d’amour, enjoying a visit based on theatre in the old parts of Bourg-en-Bresse, taking a breathe in the Floralies – flowers and water exhibition… Why not taking advantage of these appointments to have a stop in Bourg-en-Bresse region?

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9 – Spending nice moments with your family

Special offers for families, visits fitted for children, outdoor activities you can share… : just choose what you prefer to do with your children  / grand-children!

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10 – 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 !

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