Cerdon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cerdon in Ain

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

Visit Cerdon: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cerdon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 23 km and Perouges at 30 km.

Cerdon, France: places to visit and attractions

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 time to...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide


at 56 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
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and upmarket shops...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants that you...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century, a cathedral,...

See Lyon Old Town guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Cerdon


Markets in and near Cerdon

  • Poncin: market Monday (4km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (15km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (22km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (25km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (27km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (32km)

More information about Cerdon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cerdon, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (54km)

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (40km)
  • Cremieu (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (48km)
  • Gorges du Fier (48km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (51km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (53km)
  • Col de la Faucille (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Cerdon is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Cerdon is 387 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cerdon

Canton: Poncin

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cerdon

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

from Paris: 387 km

from Calais: 603 km

from Nice: 300 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 327 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boyeux-Saint-Jerome, Ceignes, Challes, Corlier, Izenave, Jujurieux, Labalme, Lantenay, Maillat, Merignat, Poncin, Saint-Alban, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux and Vieu-d'Izenave.

This page in French: Visiter Cerdon