Monastère Royal de Brou

Bourg-en-Bresse

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Map of the town

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Bourg-en-Bresse is a medium-sized county city perfectly located at the crossroads between Lyon and Geneva.

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Bourg-en-Bresse : from the Gaul village to the Ain prefecture

Bourg-en-Bresse is a city with a vibrant history which has managed to uphold its unique heritage and reflect its growth. The ancient Roman town became part of the Savoy region during the Middle Ages before becoming French in the 16th century. The city is teeming with ancient buildings bearing testament to its glorious past: Medieval wood houses, the Renaissance façades on old mansions such as the Hôtel Marron de Meillonnas and Notre-Dame church. Its most famous asset is a masterpiece of Gothic flamboyancy: the Monastère Royal de Brou founded by Margaret of Austria.

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Mairie de Bourg-en-Bresse
Place de l'Hôtel de Ville
01012 Bourg-en-Bresse - France
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Phone: (+33) 4 74 45 71 99

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