Giron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Giron: highlights and tourist information

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Giron is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 42 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Giron is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Giron

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

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)

Geography and distances

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