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 – Tasting the local cuisine and specialities
2 – Visting 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.
It is part of the major sites in Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes region!
+++: new rooms have just opened to the visit, a new light show will take place on the monument in Summer and a great paintings exhibition is planned until August…
3 – Shopping in the old parts of the city
Many little and charming shops will invite you to have a shopping session in the centre of Bourg-en-Bresse: enjoy!
And take advantage of your shopping time to visit: medieval and Renaissance houses, churches and statues of famous local men and women: you will revise French History!
You’ll also be seduced by many parks and gardens where you’ll enjoy take your time !
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4 – Spending less and enjoying more: good deals
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 Mediterranean sea, take advantage of these special offers and book now !
5 – Enjoying the sea in the early Saturday morning
Bourg-en-Bresse is distant only 3 hours from the first Mediterranean sea resorts. Spending a night in a hotel or a B & B in Bourg-en-Bresse region enables you to start enjoying your holidays from the first morning. And the same to go back home !
All our accommodation, not far from A40 motorway exits (number 5 – 6 – 7)
6 – Taking 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 !
7 – Breathing…
Walking, appreciating fresh air. Taking you time. Admiring the nature around you. Disconnecting. Looking at the amazing landscapes from the Alps to the Beaujolais, from the Jura to the Southern Burgundy.
8 – Having fun with contemporary art
Strokar exhibition in the beautiful H2M building in the centre of Bourg-en-Bresse.
And the free exhibition in the streets of Bourg-en-Bresse: Les Ain’pertinentes with giant chicken designed by contemporary artists.
This Summer will sound so funny for art lovers in Bourg-en-Bresse region !
9 – Sharing a nice time with your family
Swimming, boating, climbing, cycling, but also visiting some museums and charming villages or attending a show… Why not taking advantage of your holidays to spend nice moments with your children and relatives?
10 – Attending light shows
+: a new creation will take place on the royal monastery of Brou