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Lochieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 18 km from Lochieu

Visit Lochieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 18 km and Aix-les-Bains at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lochieu, 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 Lochieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 31 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Annecy

Annecy

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

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

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

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

See Lake Annecy guide
 
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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 35 km (direction 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 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 39 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Chambery

Chambery

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

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

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 57 km (direction north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lochieu

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Markets in and near Lochieu

  • Seyssel: market Monday (9km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (11km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (19km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Albens: market Friday (23km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (27km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Lochieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (47km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (24km)
  • Mont Veyrier (35km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (30km)
  • Morestel (35km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)
  • Nances (38km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lochieu is in the east of France at 49 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Lochieu is 413 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lochieu

Canton: Champagne-en-Valromey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Lochieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 413 km

from Calais: 627 km

from Nice: 276 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 332 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belmont-Luthezieu, Brenaz, Champagne-en-Valromey, Chavornay, Lompnieu, Songieu, Sutrieu, Vieu and Virieu-le-Petit.

This page in French: Visiter Lochieu

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