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Lavours tourism and travel guide

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Visit Lavours: highlights and tourist information

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Lavours is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Lavours is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 8 km and Aix-les-Bains at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lavours, 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 Lavours in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Lavours


Markets in and near Lavours

  • Culoz: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (9km)
  • Albens: market Friday (14km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (15km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (17km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (17km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (23km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Lavours, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lavours, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (16km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (61km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (41km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (23km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (31km)
  • Mont Veyrier (33km)
  • Roc de Chere (34km)
  • Mont Granier (40km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (17km)
  • Nances (25km)
  • Morestel (28km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (38km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Lavours

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lavours

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 640 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 508 km

from Strasbourg: 343 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beon, Ceyzerieu, Chanaz, Chindrieux, Conjux, Cressin-Rochefort, Culoz, Flaxieu, Magnieu, Marignieu, Pollieu, Ruffieux, Saint-Champ, Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille, Vions and Vongnes.

This page in French: Visiter Lavours

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