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Izieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 13 km from Izieu

Visit Izieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 13 km and Aix-les-Bains at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Izieu, 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 Izieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 13 km (direction north-north-east)

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 22 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
 
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Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 47 km (direction east-north-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 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 49 km (direction east-north-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 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 63 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 65 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Izieu

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Markets in and near Izieu

  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (13km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (13km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (13km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Albens: market Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Izieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (20km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (32km)
  • Massif des Bauges (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (17km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (30km)
  • Gorges du Fier (41km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (47km)
  • Roc de Chere (49km)
  • Mont Veyrier (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (7km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (13km)
  • Nances (14km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (21km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

Izieu is in the east of France at 69 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Izieu is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Izieu

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Izieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 252 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aoste, Bregnier-Cordon, Champagneux, Granieu, Gresin, Les Avenieres, Murs-et-Gelignieux, Peyrieu, Premeyzel, Saint-Bois, Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers and Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens.

This page in French: Visiter Izieu

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