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Giron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 32 km from Giron

Visit Giron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 32 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 42 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Giron, 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 Giron in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 42 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide
 
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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 46 km (direction 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-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 52 km (direction 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
Talloires

Talloires

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

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

See Talloires guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction west-south-west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide

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

Map of places to visit near Giron

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Markets in and near Giron

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (11km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (13km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (19km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (25km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (25km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (26km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (30km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Giron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Giron, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (26km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (21km)
  • Col de la Faucille (25km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (25km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (40km)
  • Gorges du Fier (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (41km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (41km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (46km)
  • Mont Veyrier (48km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (51km)
  • Roc de Chere (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Giron is in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Giron is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Giron

Canton: Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Giron

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 599 km

from Nice: 304 km

from Bordeaux: 518 km

from Strasbourg: 302 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belleydoux, Champfromier, Echallon, Plagne and Saint-Germain-de-Joux.

This page in French: Visiter Giron

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