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Le Poizat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Poizat in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 37 km from Le Poizat

Visit Le Poizat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 37 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 42 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Poizat, 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 Le Poizat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 42 km (direction south)

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

See Belley guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-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 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

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

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


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

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

See Talloires guide


Most Beautiful Village at 55 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide


at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Poizat


Markets in and near Le Poizat

  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (14km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (21km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (23km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (24km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (24km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (30km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Le Poizat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Poizat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (34km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (31km)
  • Col de la Faucille (35km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (35km)
  • Gorges du Fier (38km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (46km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (49km)
  • Lac des Rousses (50km)
  • Roc de Chere (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (47km)

Geography and distances

Le Poizat is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Le Poizat is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Poizat

Canton: Nantua

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Poizat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 604 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 312 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charix, Lalleyriat, Les Neyrolles, Plagne and Saint-Germain-de-Joux.

This page in French: Visiter Le Poizat

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