What to do. What to see ...

... in a delightful and peaceful place in the countryside ?

On the spot :

walking
cycling (bikes available)
fishing in the private lake ( rods available)
farmhouse museum : folk museum and explanations about Bresse poultry breeding

Nearby :
numerous shops , restaurants and markets.

Saint Trivier de Courtes
former hospital / old brick factory building / restaurants
Courtes
farm museum La Forêt
Saint Bénigne
horse riding centre équestre du Pré Fleuri
Pont de Vaux
pleasure boat port: boat rides/ swimming pool ‘Archipel' / Antoine Chintreuil museum / quad rides / 12 hour race and world quad endurance race (end of August)
Sermoyer
Les Charmes natural site
Lescheroux
les Sabotiers bressans : clogmaking workshop

A few miles off ... but not too many:

Cuisery ( 10 km )
“ village du livre” : bookshops and book fairs / Eden centre : exhibition about nature
Tournus ( 18 km )
Saint Philibert Abbey / Apothecary's shop / Greuze museum
Cluny ( 20 km )
abbey / national stud farm / jazz festival in August
Louhans ( 20 km )
apothecary's shop / old hospital/ arcades and cobblestone streets / picturesque market on Mondays
Vonnas ( 20 km )
draught transport museum
Chatillon sur Chalaronne
covered market / tradition and life style museum
Bourg -en- Bresse ( 35 km )
royal monastery of Brou
Saint Cyr sur Menthon
farm museum of Bresse “les Planons”
Mâcon ( 20 km )
Ursulines and Lamartine museums / Saône river side
Solutré ( 25 km )
paleolithic site and museum
Azé ( 15 km )
caves

 

An ideal place to start tourist
routes and itineraries :

l'Ain by bike

the Bresse route

the three mills route

the saracen chimneys tour

villages in bloom tour

the roman churches route

mâconnais vineyards route