Many of Ain’s highlights can be found within easy driving distance of Montreal-la-Cluse, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous History Museum of Resistance and Deportation and the iconic Chatillon Michaille Church. Two other great attractions that are located close by Montreal-la-Cluse are the Rougemont Castle Ruins and the Pertes de la Valserine.
To really understand Ain, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. For a great night out, head to the Jeanne d'Arc Theatre in Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, one of the area’s premier performing arts venues.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Ain, visit the nearby outdoor areas. Enjoy some of the tranquil parklands such as the Parc de Loisirs de Bouvent in Bourg-en-Bresse and the Bois des Pesses Park in Bellegarde-sur-Valserine. Enjoy the local wilderness by visiting Bellegarde Canyon in Bellegarde-sur-Valserine.
Ain has some unique sights including Bourg-en-Bresse Cathedral in Bourg-en-Bresse, Brou Cathedral and the Calvary of Aranc in Aranc. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll love the serenity at Montreal-la-Cluse’s holy places like the Church of Aranc in Aranc.
A pleasant way to get some exercise and fresh air is to grab your golf bag and head to the area’s excellent golf links like the Golf Bourg en Bresse in Bourg-en-Bresse.
At the end of a day enjoying Montreal-la-Cluse, put up your feet and relax at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Make reservations for the Balladins Bourg en Bresse / Viriat, the Mercure Bourg En Bresse, Bourg-en-Bresse, or the Campanile Bourg en Bresse - Viriat.