Things to see and do - Bourg-en-Bresse
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Bourg-en-Bresse Travel guide
Bourg-en-Bresse : Michelin's recommendations
Bourg, a large market town in the fertile Bresse region, is famous for its poultry, as well as being a centre for furniture made from the wood of fruit trees. This and other industrial activities have endowed Bourg with the image of a lively and dynamic city. Bourg owes its architectural renown to the superb monastery commissioned by Marguerite of Austria to a master Flemish stonemason, Van Boghem.
Tourist attractions Bourg-en-Bresse : Things to see and do
The Bresse, which lies to the south of Burgundy, is a captivating land renowned for its traditions and gastronomy. This is bocage country, with many waterways running across the area. The landscape is easily recognisable by its meadows populated by w..
63 boulevard de Brou
The church was finished in 1532 in a late Gothic style that is generally exuberant. In the elegant nave, the stone rood screen is decorated with foliage and Cordeliers. The tombs of Marguerite de Bourbon, Philibert le Beau and Marguerite d'Autriche, ..
63 boulevard de Brou
Located next to the church, the Brou Museum is housed in the royal monastery of the same name, which is unique in France as it has three cloisters with different floors. The collection here includes paintings (note the portrait of Margaret of Austria..
12 Rue De Pave d Amour F - 1000 BOURG EN BRESSE
Prix Prices from : 55 €
Breakfast + unlimited Wi-Fi included in all room rates at the ibis Styles Bourg en Bresse. Situated between Lyon and Geneva, in the ancient province of Bresse and right in the center of Bourg en Bresse, our hotel has 47 rooms with a contemporary desi..
19 Place Bernard F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
The Best Western Hôtel de France stands on the main square in Bourg en Bresse, It offers comfortable, soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access. Relax in the bar with an aperitif or a liqueur amid a convivial atmosphere, and share an agreea..
10 rue du 4 septembre F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
Offering a wellness centre with a hot tub and a sauna, this hotel is located in the centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, a 7-minute drive from the train station. It is set in a building from 1701 and features a terrace. Each air-conditioned room offers a free..
4 rue de la république F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
This restaurant is well known in Bourg-en-Bresse for its market fresh produce and strong Mediterranean focus. It is under the enthusiastic management of Jean-Alexandre Buisset, an ambitious young chef. Try dishes like Miéral guinea fowl and mascarpon..
16 rue de la République F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
A young couple (he is in the kitchen and she is in the dining room) has converted this former butcher's in the city centre into a restaurant serving up-to-date recipes such as fillet of guinea fowl in honey sauce. The chef's desserts are to die for. ..
7 avenue Alsace-Lorraine F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
Since 1932, the same family has been welcoming diners to this local institution with a Belle Epoque decor. The culinary register is brasserie style with touches of local flair. Oyster bar.
19 place Bernard F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
A 1900s house under the direction of Michelin-starred chef Georges Blanc. The interior has an upmarket brasserie style with bright colours, red banquettes, antique furniture and an old-fashioned veranda. Regional specialities dominate the menu.
11 rue de la République F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
This restaurant stands out from the crowd of neighbouring establishments because of its new, trendy decor and the skill of the chef. He uses traditional, locally sourced ingredients (homemade ice cream and bread etc).
166 boulevard de Brou F - 01000 Bourg-en-Bresse
A firm favourite: justice is done to regional specialities (Bresse chicken, frogs' legs, crayfish) and the wine menu is packed with vintage bottles. Terrace with a view onto the Eglise de Brou.