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Lagnieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 13 km from Lagnieu

Visit Lagnieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 13 km and Cremieu at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lagnieu, 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 Lagnieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums,...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 45 km (direction west)

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of...

See Belleville guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make...

See Vienne (town) guide


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

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

See Chambery guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lagnieu


Markets in and near Lagnieu

Market days in Lagnieu: weekly market: Monday;

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (0km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (16km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (18km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (20km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (22km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (24km)

More information about Lagnieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lagnieu, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (46km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (41km)
  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (33km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (9km)
  • Morestel (27km)
  • Vonnas (44km)
  • Chaponnay (44km)
  • Ecully (46km)
  • Nances (49km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (50km)
  • Macon (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (41km)

Geography and distances

Lagnieu is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Lagnieu is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lagnieu

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lagnieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 478 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieu-en-Bugey, Ambutrix, Bettant, Leyment, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Sainte-Julie, Sault-Brenaz, Souclin, Torcieu, Vaux-en-Bugey and Vertrieu.

This page in French: Visiter Lagnieu

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