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Lancrans tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Annecy at 34 km from Lancrans

Visit Lancrans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 34 km and Lake Annecy at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lancrans, 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 Lancrans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make...

See Lake Annecy guide


at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belley guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


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

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake...

See Yvoire guide


at 47 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 49 km (direction south), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts...

See La Clusaz guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in...

See Cremieu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lancrans


Markets in and near Lancrans

  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (2km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (11km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (17km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (19km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (21km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (24km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (29km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Lancrans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lancrans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (37km)
  • Cremieu (63km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (29km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (30km)
  • Col de la Faucille (31km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (32km)
  • Mont Veyrier (37km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (40km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (42km)
  • Roc de Chere (42km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)
  • Lac des Rousses (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (53km)

Geography and distances

Lancrans is in the east of France at 47 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Lancrans is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lancrans

Canton: Collonges

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lancrans

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 292 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 309 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Billiat, Chatillon-en-Michaille, Collonges, Confort, Eloise, Farges, Leaz, Montanges and Villes.

This page in French: Visiter Lancrans

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