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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bellegarde-sur-Valserine in Ain

Photo is of Annecy at 34 km from Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Visit Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: highlights and tourist information

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 34 km and Lake Annecy at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, 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 Bellegarde-sur-Valserine in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Annecy

Annecy

at 34 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 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
 
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Belley

Belley

at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belley guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 47 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

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

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

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

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

See Yvoire guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

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

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very...

See La Clusaz guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 67 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village...

See Albertville guide

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

Map of places to visit near Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

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Markets in and near Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Market days in Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: weekly market: Thursday all day;

  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (0km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (12km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (17km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (20km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (22km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (28km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (38km)
  • Cremieu (61km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (29km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (33km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (34km)
  • Mont Veyrier (37km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (39km)
  • Roc de Chere (42km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is in the east of France at 47 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Canton: Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 311 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billiat, Chatillon-en-Michaille, Clarafond, Confort, Eloise, Lancrans, Leaz, Montanges, Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone and Villes.

This page in French: Visiter Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

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