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.
The royal monastery of Brou is part of the major sites in Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes region: a must!
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 Alps this winter, take advantage of these special offers and book now !
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
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 !
New: new programmes for 2018 with many lower prices!
Have a look to our special offers for groups
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 !
8 – Enjoying bad wheater
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!
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 !