Groissiat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Groissiat in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 29 km from Groissiat

Visit Groissiat: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Groissiat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 29 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 44 km.

Groissiat, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 29 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow time to...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction south-west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and bird-watching...

See Dombes guide


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

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 58 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on the banks...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

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

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat to explore...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide

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Map of places to visit near Groissiat


Markets in and near Groissiat

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (6km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (20km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (27km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (27km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (28km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (29km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Groissiat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Groissiat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (29km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (29km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (35km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (36km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (45km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Lac du Val (48km)
  • Gorges du Fier (49km)
  • Lac des Rousses (49km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (50km)
  • Mont Veyrier (57km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (50km)

Geography and distances

Groissiat is in the east of France at 29 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Groissiat is 382 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Groissiat

Canton: Oyonnax-Sud

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Groissiat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 382 km

from Calais: 594 km

from Nice: 309 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 308 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Bellignat, Brion, Charix, Geovreisset, Geovreissiat, Izernore, Martignat, Matafelon-Granges, Montreal-la-Cluse, Oyonnax, Samognat and Thoirette.

This page in French: Visiter Groissiat