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?
2 – The royal monastery of Brou, favourite site of French people
Elected ‘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.
3 – The old parts of the city: between history… and shopping!
Medieval 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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5 – Tasting the local cuisine and specialities
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?
7 – Take advantage of special offers for groups
Meeting 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 !
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?
9 – Spending nice moments with your family
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 !