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Arbent tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arbent in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 36 km from Arbent

Visit Arbent: highlights and tourist information

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Arbent is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 36 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arbent, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Arbent in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 36 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 36 km (direction east)

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is...

See Yvoire guide


at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction south-west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 62 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 65 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages...

See Talloires guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ain

Map of places to visit near Arbent


Markets in and near Arbent

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (4km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (24km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (30km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (30km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (31km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Arbent, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Arbent, France

What to do at Arbent? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Arbent.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (33km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (20km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (26km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (26km)
  • Col de la Faucille (28km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (32km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (36km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (36km)
  • Lac du Val (39km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac des Rousses (40km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (41km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (42km)
  • Lac du Vernois (43km)
  • Lac de Narlay (43km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Lac du Fioget (45km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (46km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (48km)
  • Gorges du Fier (51km)
  • Mont Veyrier (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Arbent is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Arbent is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Arbent

Canton: Oyonnax-Nord

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Arbent

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 314 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 299 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Arbent from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellignat, Condes, Dortan, Geovreisset, Lavancia-Epercy, Oyonnax, Rogna and Viry.

This page in French: Visiter Arbent

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