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Charix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charix in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 35 km from Charix

Visit Charix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 35 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charix, 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 Charix in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Belley guide


at 47 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
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 47 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


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 51 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 53 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


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


at 56 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

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

Map of places to visit near Charix


Markets in and near Charix

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (9km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (23km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (24km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (28km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (31km)

More information about Charix, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Charix, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (34km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (28km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (33km)
  • Col de la Faucille (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Gorges du Fier (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (42km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (47km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Lac des Rousses (47km)
  • Mont Veyrier (50km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (52km)
  • Roc de Chere (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (50km)

Geography and distances

Charix is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Charix is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charix

Canton: Nantua

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Charix

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

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 303 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 309 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Echallon, Groissiat, Lalleyriat, Le Poizat, Les Neyrolles, Martignat, Nantua, Plagne and Saint-Germain-de-Joux.

This page in French: Visiter Charix

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