On the right bank of the Saône, Les Portes du Beaujolais campground is located just 50 km from Bourg-en-Bresse: ideal for discovering the treasures of the capital of Ain, less than an hour’s drive away.
A festive city with a rich cultural and gastronomic heritage, Bourg-en-Bresse is best known for housing the Royal Monastery of Brou and its church of St. Nicholas of Tolentin, a sublime representative of flamboyant Gothic.
The historic district still has magnificent corbelled facades typical of 15th century mansions, as well as classic mansions built during the 17th and 18th centuries.
As in Mâcon, the former hospital of the Hôtel-Dieu still houses an apothecary with intact woodwork. The city centre of Bourg-en-Bresse is dominated by the majestic spire of Our Lady of the Annonciation, a 16th century Gothic church.
The birthplace of top Michelin-starred chefs, Bourg-en-Bresse is inseparable from gastronomy: the city’s tables often showcase the products of the Bressan terroir, from the famous Bresse chicken to AOC cream and butter, to the very typical Bressane fondue.
Between Ain and Saône-et-Loire, the natural region of The Bresse is famous for its poultry: its name evokes a rural territory preserved with centuries-old traditions and a rich natural environment. At the heart of this terroir with customs and perennial folklore, Bourg-en-Bresse offers many possibilities for cultural getaways.
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On the border of the Rhône and Ain, on the banks of the river, the campsite in Bresse Les Portes du Beaujolais enjoys an ideal location to discover the heritage and folklore of the Bresse.
Around your place of residence, you can quickly reach the landscapes of bocages still preserved in this region known for its outdoor farms, visit farms and taste a gastronomy that showcases the products of the Bressan terroir.
The emblematic towns and villages of the Bresse, from Bourg-en-Bresse, 50 km from the campsite to Baged-le-Châtel via Vonnas, Meillonnas, Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes or Treffort-Cuisiat, are located within a 40-minute to 1-hour maximum drive.
Family holidays, business tourism or a short stop on the route to the Mediterranean or the Alps, take advantage of your stay at the campsite in Bresse to fill up on nature, discoveries and gluttony!