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Brens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 5 km from Brens

Visit Brens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 5 km and Aix-les-Bains at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brens, 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 Brens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 17 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 34 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
 
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Annecy

Annecy

at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 40 km (direction east-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 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 42 km (direction east-north-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 42 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
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

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

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide

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Map of places to visit near Brens

 
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Markets in and near Brens

  • Belley: market Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (18km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (20km)
  • Albens: market Friday (21km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Brens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (15km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (34km)
  • Chartreuse (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (15km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (33km)
  • Mont Granier (33km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (40km)
  • Roc de Chere (42km)
  • Mont Veyrier (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (16km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (17km)
  • Morestel (18km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brens is in the east of France at 65 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Brens is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brens

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Brens

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 256 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 354 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbignieu, Belley, Colomieu, La Balme, Massignieu-de-Rives, Nattages, Parves, Peyrieu, Premeyzel, Saint-Bois, Traize, Virignin and Yenne.

This page in French: Visiter Brens

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