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Lelex tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 17 km from Lelex

Visit Lelex: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 17 km and Yvoire at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lelex, 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 Lelex in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 42 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 47 km (direction south-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 47 km (direction south-south-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 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


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

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as...

See Evian guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region,...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 53 km (direction south-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
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

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

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lelex


Markets in and near Lelex

  • Thoiry: market Sunday (8km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (14km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (21km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (22km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (23km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Lelex, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Lelex, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (10km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (10km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (11km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (25km)
  • Lac des Rousses (25km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (26km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (32km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (32km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (36km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (37km)
  • Lac du Val (37km)
  • Lac de Narlay (38km)
  • Lac du Vernois (39km)
  • Lac de Chambly (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (40km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (42km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (42km)
  • Lac de Chalain (43km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (44km)
  • Gorges du Fier (45km)
  • Mole (45km)
  • Mont Veyrier (48km)
  • Col de la Colombière (54km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Lelex is in the east of France at 56 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Lelex is 391 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lelex

Canton: Gex

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lelex

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 391 km

from Calais: 598 km

from Nice: 307 km

from Bordeaux: 532 km

from Strasbourg: 288 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellecombe, Crozet, Les Molunes, Les Moussieres and Sergy.

This page in French: Visiter Lelex

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