Dortan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dortan in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 36 km from Dortan

Visit Dortan: highlights and tourist information

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Dortan 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 Dortan in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 36 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 37 km.

Dortan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep wooded...

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Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

One of the key reasons to visit the pretty village of Chateau-Chalon...

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 63 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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Map of places to visit near Dortan


Markets in and near Dortan

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (6km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (17km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (27km)
  • Clairvaux-les-Lacs: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (31km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (33km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (33km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (35km)

More information about Dortan, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Dortan, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (35km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (20km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (26km)
  • Col de la Faucille (28km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (30km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (34km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (34km)
  • Lac du Val (36km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (37km)
  • Lac de Chambly (38km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (39km)
  • Lac des Rousses (39km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (40km)
  • Lac de Chalain (40km)
  • Lac du Vernois (40km)
  • Lac de Narlay (41km)
  • Lac du Fioget (43km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (44km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (45km)

Geography and distances

Dortan is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Dortan is 376 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dortan

Canton: Oyonnax-Nord

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Dortan

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 376 km

from Calais: 586 km

from Nice: 317 km

from Bordeaux: 512 km

from Strasbourg: 297 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbent, Chancia, Condes, Jeurre, Lavancia-Epercy, Montcusel, Vescles and Viry.

This page in French: Visiter Dortan


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