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Tourism Trévoux

Where is Trévoux located?

Trévoux is a commune of the Ain of about 7 000 inhabitants located on the left bank of the Saône river which belongs to the district of Bourg-en-Bresse. It is less than an hour by car from several major cities of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes : Villefranche-sur-Saône (11 km), Lyon (30 km), Mâcon (50 km) and Bourg-en-Bresse (52 km).

The city benefits from a good motorway access. It is served by the A6 freeway which connects Lyon to Mâcon and Paris, and the A46 which allows to quickly reach Villeurbanne and the Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport. Two SNCF train stations are less than 10 km from Trévoux, in Anse and Quincieux.

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Activities in Trévoux

We know how difficult it is to leave the perched lodges and chalets, the comfortable deckchairs with a view on the river that seems languidly in front of the terraces, but take your courage in both hands: our territory is waiting for you!

At the gates of Kanopée Village, camping close to lyon, Les Cascades de Trévoux offers a water park with privileged access to our guests. Toboggan, pentagliss, current bath in a large landscaped park, everything is thought for the day to pass very quickly.

For lovers of big spaces and freedom, boat trips without a license are possible on the Saône with Zeboat. As well as walks accompanied by a captain. Discover one or more tourist itineraries to discover the Saône valley in the Ain department in the Auvergne region, its towns and villages, castles, tourist sites in the surrounding area, and nature trails leading to local products, for unforgettable excursions in the land of Lyon, for a weekend or more.

Top 4 things to do in Trévoux

  • Nordic walking on the paths of hallage, fishing, canoeing, the Saône and its magnificent landscapes are bewitching and offer multiple possibilities of escape and relaxation..
  • For example, the Beaujolais Ballades Gyropodes that await families looking for an original visit of Trévoux and its history treasures.
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  • Not far from there, the Trévoux museum presents the wonders of the past and the rich history of our small town. Golden stones, apothecary, Parliament woodwork and steep alleys, the charm of Trévoux works.
  • Perhaps you will be lucky enough to meet the phantom of Mme de Montpensier, known as the Grande Demoiselle, at the top of the octagonal tower of the Château-fort which dominates the meanders of the Saône…
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What to see, what to do in Trévoux near Lyon?

The city center of Trévoux shelters some private mansions with beautiful facades built between the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as other remarkable buildings such as its old castle, the church Saint-Symphorien, the parliament of the Dombes, the castle of Corcelles, the hotel of the governor of the Dombes, the house Warrior, the house Anginieur.

You want to make the most of your stay at the 3 star campground KanÔpée Village in Trévoux in the Ain? Discover the 4 essential visits and activities in Trévoux:

  • Castle of Trévoux : an old medieval fortress classified as a historical monument. Built on the Dombes plateau, it offers beautiful panoramic views over the village, the Saône, the Monts d’Or and the Beaujolais vineyards.
  • Parliament of the Dombes : a well-preserved building built at the end of the 17th century during the Ancien Régime, today classified as a historical monument. Its walls, especially those of the courtroom, are decorated with paintings and moldings.
  • Les Cascades Leisure Park : A large water park complex located near the Saône River, in a green setting of 2.5 hectares. It includes pools heated to optimum temperature (24 ºC), slides (one curved slide, 7 pentaglide tracks), a paddling pool with water games, a waterfall, a running river and a solarium. The site thought to share good moments with family or friends has other sports facilities such as a volleyball court and table tennis tables.
  • Roquet Island : A small island bathed by the Saône, on the territory of Quincieux. You can approach it by renting a canoe or a kayak, or by taking a boat trip.
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