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Visit Gex: highlights and tourist information

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Gex is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 66 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Gex is 395 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 7 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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Gex, 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 Gex in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Gex

Markets in and near Gex

Market days in Gex: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Gex: market Saturday (0km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (9km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (16km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (19km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (21km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (21km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Gex, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gex, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (10km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (21km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (5km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (9km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (14km)
  • Lac des Rousses (19km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (24km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (27km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (31km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (31km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (35km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (35km)
  • Lac de Narlay (36km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (37km)
  • Lac du Vernois (37km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (37km)
  • Lac du Val (37km)
  • Lac du Fioget (38km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Mole (40km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (45km)
  • Col de la Colombière (50km)
  • Col de Romme (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gex

Canton: Gex

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gex

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 395 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 308 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 280 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cessy, Divonne-les-Bains, Echenevex, Grilly, Mijoux, Sauverny, Segny, Versonnex and Vesancy.

This page in French: Visiter Gex

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