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Argis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Argis in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 23 km from Argis

Visit Argis: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 23 km and Perouges at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Argis, 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 Argis in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction south-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide


at 29 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu...

See Cremieu guide


at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 39 km (direction west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 50 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 66 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Argis


Markets in and near Argis

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (10km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (12km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (18km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (18km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (24km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (27km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Argis, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Argis, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (29km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (42km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (19km)
  • Morestel (29km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (42km)
  • Nances (45km)
  • Vonnas (50km)
  • Chaponnay (55km)

Geography and distances

Argis is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Argis is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Argis

Canton: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Argis

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 489 km

from Strasbourg: 341 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arandas, Chaley, Cleyzieu, Conand, Evosges, Hostias, Oncieu, Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, Souclin and Tenay.

This page in French: Visiter Argis

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