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Ferney-Voltaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ferney-Voltaire: highlights and tourist information

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Ferney-Voltaire is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 68 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Ferney-Voltaire is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 11 km and Yvoire at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ferney-Voltaire, 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 Ferney-Voltaire in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ferney-Voltaire

Markets in and near Ferney-Voltaire

Market days in Ferney-Voltaire: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (0km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (9km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (10km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (11km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (13km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (15km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (19km)

More information about Ferney-Voltaire, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ferney-Voltaire, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (0km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (21km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (14km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (18km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (22km)
  • Lac des Rousses (27km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (30km)
  • Mole (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (34km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (36km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (39km)
  • Mont Veyrier (40km)
  • Gorges du Fier (40km)
  • Col de la Colombière (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Col de Romme (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (44km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (45km)
  • Lac de Narlay (45km)
  • Lac du Vernois (47km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (47km)
  • Lac du Val (47km)
  • Lac de Chambly (49km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ferney-Voltaire

Canton: Ferney-Voltaire

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ferney-Voltaire

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 286 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ferney-Voltaire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chevry, Echenevex, Ornex, Prevessin-Moens, Segny and Versonnex.

This page in French: Visiter Ferney-Voltaire

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