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Echenevex tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echenevex in Ain

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 10 km from Echenevex

Visit Echenevex: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 10 km and Yvoire at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Echenevex, 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 Echenevex in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake...

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 34 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 43 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 51 km (direction south-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 53 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

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

See Chateau-Chalon guide


at 62 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide

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

Map of places to visit near Echenevex


Markets in and near Echenevex

  • Gex: market Saturday (3km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (8km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (9km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (19km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (19km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (20km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Echenevex, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Echenevex, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (8km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (23km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (7km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (11km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (14km)
  • Lac des Rousses (22km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (26km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (28km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (33km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (33km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (37km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Mole (39km)
  • Lac du Val (39km)
  • Lac du Vernois (39km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (41km)
  • Lac de Chambly (41km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (42km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Lac de Chalain (44km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (46km)
  • Col de la Colombière (49km)
  • Col de Romme (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Echenevex is in the east of France at 63 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Echenevex is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echenevex

Canton: Gex

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Echenevex

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 600 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 540 km

from Strasbourg: 284 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cessy, Chevry, Crozet, Ferney-Voltaire, Gex, Grilly, Ornex, Sauverny, Segny, Versonnex and Vesancy.

This page in French: Visiter Echenevex

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