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Izernore tourism and travel guide

Photo of Izernore in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km from Izernore

Visit Izernore: highlights and tourist information

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Izernore 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 Izernore in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km and Perouges at 46 km.

Izernore, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide
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at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

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

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 62 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 64 km (direction east-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

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Markets in and near Izernore

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (9km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (19km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (25km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (27km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (30km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (33km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Izernore, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Izernore, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (25km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (32km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (38km)
  • Col de la Faucille (39km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (47km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Gorges du Fier (51km)
  • Lac des Rousses (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (43km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Geography and distances

Izernore is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Izernore is 379 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Izernore

Canton: Izernore

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Izernore

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 379 km

from Calais: 592 km

from Nice: 311 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 310 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellignat, Brion, Corveissiat, Geovreisset, Geovreissiat, Groissiat, Martignat, Matafelon-Granges, Montreal-la-Cluse, Nurieux-Volognat, Samognat, Sonthonnax-la-Montagne and Thoirette.

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