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Briord tourism and travel guide

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Visit Briord: highlights and tourist information

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Briord is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 50 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Briord is 414 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 17 km and Cremieu at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Briord, 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 Briord 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 Ain

Map of places to visit near Briord

Markets in and near Briord

  • Morestel: market Sunday (12km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (16km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (18km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (22km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Briord, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Briord, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (17km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (54km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (41km)
  • Gorges du Fier (46km)
  • Mont Granier (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (12km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (14km)
  • Nances (34km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (36km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Briord

Canton: Lhuis

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Briord

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 414 km

from Calais: 633 km

from Nice: 272 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 356 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benonces, Bouvesse-Quirieu, Lhuis, Lompnas, Montagnieu, Montalieu-Vercieu, Ordonnaz, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Seillonnaz and Serrieres-de-Briord.

This page in French: Visiter Briord

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