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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 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!

Chambery

Chambery

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Belley

Belley

at 22 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
 
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Cremieu

Cremieu

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 43 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 47 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 48 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ayn

 
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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)

Hotels near Ayn

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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ayn is in the east of France at 13 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Ayn is 446 kilometres from Paris).

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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