Meximieux is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Ain as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the fabulous Golf du Gouverneur and the incredible Calvary of Aranc. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit Genas Karting and Genas Bowling.
Meximieux offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that make great places to visit. Enjoy the beautiful artworks at the Musee d'Art Contemporain in Lyon.
Make sure that you set aside plenty of time to discover the more famous sights in the area. Admire some of the places of worship such as the Church of Aranc in Aranc. Breathe in the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the role of religion in the area. For those who enjoy history, the region’s past comes vividly back to life at the Rougemont Castle Ruins in Aranc.
Take a break from sightseeing and relax at the Lyon-Chassieu Golf Club in Chassieu. Grab your favorite club and hit the fairways.
Watch local favorites, the CS Bourgoin-Jallieu, battle their opponents at the iconic Stade Pierre Rajon, Bourgoin-Jallieu. On match days follow the procession of cyan and purple, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join local rugby union lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make the most of Meximieux, think about staying close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Kyriad Lyon Aeroport Saint Exupery, Colombier-Saugnieu, the Hilton Lyon, and the popular Nh Lyon Aeroport, Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport.