Culoz tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 12 km from Culoz

Visit Culoz: highlights and tourist information

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Culoz 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 Culoz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 12 km and Aix-les-Bains at 20 km.

Culoz, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Belley guide


at 20 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


at 27 km (direction 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 28 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 31 km (direction 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 32 km (direction 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 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


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

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 50 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide


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

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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Map of places to visit near Culoz


Markets in and near Culoz

Market days in Culoz: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Culoz: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (12km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (13km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (13km)
  • Albens: market Friday (14km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Culoz, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (19km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (43km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (23km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (20km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (30km)
  • Mont Veyrier (31km)
  • Roc de Chere (32km)
  • Mont Granier (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (20km)
  • Nances (29km)
  • Morestel (31km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (38km)

Geography and distances

Culoz is in the east of France at 59 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Culoz is 423 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Culoz

Canton: Seyssel

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Culoz

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 423 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 266 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 338 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beon, Ceyzerieu, Chanaz, Chavornay, Chindrieux, Flaxieu, Lavours, Marignieu, Pollieu, Ruffieux, Serrieres-en-Chautagne, Talissieu, Vions and Vongnes.

This page in French: Visiter Culoz


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