Champdor tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 29 km from Champdor

Visit Champdor: highlights and tourist information

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Champdor 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 Champdor in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 29 km and Perouges at 35 km.

Champdor, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


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

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

See Perouges guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
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at 43 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


at 44 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
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 44 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 46 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 47 km (direction east-south-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 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


at 56 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 57 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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Map of places to visit near Champdor


Markets in and near Champdor

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (4km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (16km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (20km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (20km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (23km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (28km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Champdor, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (36km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (47km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (48km)
  • Col de la Faucille (51km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Champdor is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Champdor is 399 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champdor

Canton: Brénod

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Champdor

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 399 km

from Calais: 614 km

from Nice: 289 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 328 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brenod, Corcelles, Hauteville-Lompnes, Izenave, Lantenay, Le Grand-Abergement, Le Petit-Abergement, Outriaz and Ruffieu.

This page in French: Visiter Champdor


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