Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Bourg-en-Bresse, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 5.9 km
Ascend 88 m
Descend 82 m

Experience Bourg-en-Bresse in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Bourg-en-Bresse

Sight 1: Mosquée de Bourg-en-Bresse

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The El-Mouhsinine Mosque is a mosque located in Bourg-en-Bresse, in the Ain department. It is better known in the city as the Mosque of the White Cross, the name of the street where it is located.

Wikipedia: Mosquée El-Mohssinine de Bourg-en-Bresse (FR)

1856 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 2: Musée de la Mécanographie

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Musée de la Mécanographie

The Museum of Mechanography is a museum dedicated to mechanography, and therefore to old typewriters, calculators and accounting machines, located in Bourg-en-Bresse, in the Ain.

Wikipedia: Musée de la mécanographie de Bourg-en-Bresse (FR), Website

381 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Maison au 30 rue de la République

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The Maison du 30 rue de la République is a house located in Bourg-en-Bresse, in the department of Ain, at 30 rue de la République, at the intersection with the impasse Littré.

Wikipedia: Maison au 30 rue de la République (Bourg-en-Bresse) (FR)

112 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Porte des Jacobins

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The Porte des Jacobins is a monument that was initially part of the former Jacobin convent, in Bourg-en-Bresse in the department of Ain.

Wikipedia: Porte des Jacobins (FR)

224 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Hôtel Marron de Meillonnas

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The Hotel Marron de Meillonnas is a house located in Bourg-en-Bresse, in the Ain department.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Marron de Meillonnas (FR)

368 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Monument de la Victoire

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The Bourg-en-Bresse War Memorial is a memorial located in Bourg-en-Bresse in the French department of Ain.

Wikipedia: Monument aux morts de Bourg-en-Bresse (FR)

29 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Monument à Edgar Quinet

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Monument à Edgar Quinet Marcel Mayer / CC BY 3.0

The Monument to Edgar Quinet is a sculpture made by Marcel Mayer, inaugurated in the Square des Quinconces in Bourg-en-Bresse in November 1970. It is dedicated to Edgar Quinet, a native of Bourg-en-Bresse, and includes a bust of the character. It follows a first Monument to Edgar Quinet, a work by Aimé Millet inaugurated in the Square des Quinconces in 1883, and destroyed in 1942 by the Vichy regime, as part of the mobilization of non-ferrous metals.

Wikipedia: Monument à Edgar Quinet (FR)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Chapelle Sainte-Madeleine

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The Sainte-Madeleine chapel is located in the commune of Bourg-en-Bresse in the Ain department, France.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Sainte-Madeleine de Bourg-en-Bresse (FR)

1415 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 9: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is a basilica in Bourg-en-Bresse, built in the station district. It is dedicated to the Sacred Heart and depends on the diocese of Belley-Ars.

Wikipedia: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Bourg-en-Bresse (FR)

1357 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 10: Apothicairerie de l'hôtel-Dieu

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The apothecary of the Hôtel-Dieu de Bourg-en-Bresse is the former pharmacy of the former Hôtel-Dieu dating from the eighteenth century, converted into a museum and located in Bourg-en-Bresse in the Ain. Run by nuns, it closed for good in 1963.

Wikipedia: Apothicairerie de l'hôtel-Dieu de Bourg-en-Bresse (FR)


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