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Brenod tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brenod in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 33 km from Brenod

Visit Brenod: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 33 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brenod, 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 Brenod in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 44 km (direction east-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 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 47 km (direction west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide


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

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 48 km (direction east-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 51 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


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Brenod


Markets in and near Brenod

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (9km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (15km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (21km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (21km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (26km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (28km)

More information about Brenod, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Brenod, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (46km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (48km)
  • Massif des Bauges (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (38km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (43km)
  • Col de la Faucille (47km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (47km)
  • Mont Veyrier (48km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Brenod is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Brenod is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brenod

Canton: Brénod

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Brenod

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 610 km

from Nice: 293 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 324 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champdor, Chevillard, Condamine, Corcelles, Lantenay, Le Grand-Abergement, Le Petit-Abergement, Outriaz and Vieu-d'Izenave.

This page in French: Visiter Brenod

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