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Lavours tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 8 km from Lavours

Visit Lavours: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Belley

Belley

at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 17 km (direction south-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
Annecy

Annecy

at 29 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
Chambery

Chambery

at 29 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
 
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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 30 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
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 32 km (direction 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 33 km (direction 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 34 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 41 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 61 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lavours

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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

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Lavours is in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Lavours is 426 kilometres from Paris).

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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