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

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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2 – Visting 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.
The royal monastery of Brou is part of the major sites in Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes region: a must!

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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

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 – Skiing in the early Saturday morning

Bourg-en-Bresse is located less than 2 hours from the first Alps ski resorts. Spending a night in a hotel or a B & B in Bourg-en-Bresse region enables you to start skiing from the first morning of your holidays. 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

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 !

New: new programmes for 2018 with many lower prices!

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7 – 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 !

Having a look to the products available

8 – 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 winter is coming?!

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9 – Eating good products to take care in Winter

Local products, cultivated respecting the country and the seasons, distributed in short circuit: it is the philosophy of the members of the network Etik’table around Bourg-en-Bresse. Farmers, breeders, restaurant owners: many professionals take care of your gustative pleasure by watching at the same time the environment and the health!

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10 – Experiencing Spring or Summer holidays

Coming back from your Winter holidays, why not having a stop on A40 motorway service area of bourg Jasseron? On February 24th, many animations will welcome you: you’ll be invited to try for free some leisure or gastronomic activities. An idea for future holidays !