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Ceignes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ceignes in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 23 km from Ceignes

Visit Ceignes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 23 km and Perouges at 35 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ceignes, 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 Ceignes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you...

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ceignes


Markets in and near Ceignes

  • Poncin: market Monday (8km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (15km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (18km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (20km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (27km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (32km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (34km)

More information about Ceignes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ceignes, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)
  • Cremieu (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (43km)
  • Gorges du Fier (48km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (48km)
  • Col de la Faucille (49km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (49km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (55km)
  • Seille (Saône) (62km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)
  • Vonnas (40km)

Geography and distances

Ceignes is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Ceignes is 385 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ceignes

Canton: Izernore

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ceignes

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 385 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 322 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion, Cerdon, Challes, Condamine, Labalme, Leyssard, Maillat, Merignat, Outriaz, Peyriat, Port, Saint-Alban, Saint-Martin-du-Frene, Serrieres-sur-Ain and Vieu-d'Izenave.

This page in French: Visiter Ceignes

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