Location and nearby activities

On foot, just cross the bridge over the Reyssouze to enjoy the commercial life of this charming little town.


Pont de Vaux is home to a number of excellent restaurants with a long gastronomic tradition,


but also, more simply, bistro grills,

the Red Pig,
le Renouveau,

le bistrot 1900 Ain,

la rôtisserie pontevalloise

or specialties,

pizza Nova,
la Roue des pizzas,
la P'tite Bouffe,
Terre Saline crêperie,
Aux saveurs d'ailleurs
From April 15 to October 15, departing from the Pont-de-Vaux marina, lunch cruises or guided walks on the Pont-de-Vaux canal, the Saône and the Seille. Passage of locks. Meals on board. Large sun deck, air-conditioned restaurant room.

The "Ville de Pont de Vaux" boat

With the "Ville de Pont de Vaux" boat, cast off from the Pont de Vaux marina and sail on the Pont de Vaux canal, the Saône or the Seille. Information and booking: www.croisieresurlasaone.com

Pont de Vaux Tourist Office: http://www.bage-pontdevaux-tourisme.com/
The Chintreuil Museum is a museum that has received the Musée de France label and is located in Pont-de-Vaux in the Ain department. It is essentially devoted to the work of the landscape painter Antoine Chintreuil, but not only that.

Chintreuil Museum

The Musée Chintreuil is dedicated to the work of landscape painter Antoine Chintreuil, born in Pont-de-Vaux in 1814. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, a cabinet of curiosities and, in recent years, has opened its doors to the art of calligraphy.

Information and booking: www.musee-chintreuil.com/

The House of Water and Nature

The Maison de l'Eau et de la Nature, with its interactive exhibition and walk, is a fun way to discover our environment. It's an interpretation center for the nature and landscapes of the Val-de-Saône, based on fun, multimedia experiences.

Information and booking: www.maison-eau-nature.com/