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Ayn tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 14 km from Ayn

Visit Ayn: highlights and tourist information

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Ayn is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Ayn is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 14 km and Aix-les-Bains at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ayn, 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 Ayn in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Ayn


Markets in and near Ayn

  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (20km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Ayn, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ayn, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (21km)
  • Massif des Bauges (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (12km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (18km)
  • Mont Jalla (41km)
  • Gorges du Fier (43km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (46km)
  • Roc de Chere (47km)
  • Mont Veyrier (50km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (16km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (4km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (18km)
  • Morestel (24km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (46km)
  • Saint-Gervais (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ayn

Canton: Pont-de-Beauvoisin

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73470

Distance to Ayn

from Chambery (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 664 km

from Nice: 240 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 368 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguebelette-le-Lac, Avressieux, Belmont-Tramonet, Domessin, Dullin, Gerbaix, Gresin, La Bridoire, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Lepin-le-Lac, Marcieux, Nances, Novalaise, Rochefort, Saint-Alban-de-Montbel, Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens, Sainte-Marie-d'Alvey and Verel-de-Montbel.

This page in French: Visiter Ayn

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