At Villars-les-Dombes, the Bird Park reveals one of the most beautiful and extensive collection of birds in all of Europe. This is truly a world tour "as the crow flies" covering multiple stopovers to discover over 3,000 birds originating from every continent.
30 mn by car - Official Site
Bresse and Planons Museum
Right in the centre of Bresse, the Museum presents the art of living of this highly gourmet territory. You will be able to discover the customs and usages particular to Bresse as well as the local gastronomy and its culinary flagship dish - the Bresse chicken.
The Museum also includes a visit to the Planons farm, a building from the 18th century, carefully restored and listed as a Historical Monument.
At 15 min - Official Site
The Duboeuf Hamlet is a one of a kind oenopark in France that promises you an unusual and amazing tour of vineyard culture: Exhibitions of artwork and collections, an automaton theatre, 3D films, and dynamic cinema will allow you to discover 2000 years of vine and wine history. A wine tasting awaits you at the end in a Parisian cabaret style room.
At 30 min - Official Site
Let yourself be told the monastery's history, masterpiece of flamboyant Gothic style built in the 16th century by Marguerite of Austria, heiress of two great European dynasties, the Hapsburg's and the House of Burgundy. Widowed at 24 years old upon the death of Philibert le Beau, Duke of Savoy, she decided to perpetuate his memory by building this exceptional monument. She called on the best European masters and artists to build a sumptuously ornate church-mausoleum. Three monumental cloisters and perfectly preserved monastic buildings now make up the museum with their remarkable collections. Step back in time to discover this unique testimony of majesty and love.
At 35 min - Official Site