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Magnieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Magnieu in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 3 km from Magnieu

Visit Magnieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 3 km and Aix-les-Bains at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Magnieu, 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 Magnieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 3 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 28 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Annecy

Annecy

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

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

See Annecy guide
 
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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

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

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 37 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 38 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...

See Talloires guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 61 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Magnieu

 
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Markets in and near Magnieu

  • Belley: market Saturday (3km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Albens: market Friday (18km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (20km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (22km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (22km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Magnieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Magnieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (16km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (34km)
  • Chartreuse (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (28km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (36km)
  • Mont Granier (38km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)
  • Mont Veyrier (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (18km)
  • Nances (22km)
  • Morestel (22km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
 
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Geography and distances

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

Geographical Information

Commune: Magnieu

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Magnieu

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

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 261 km

from Bordeaux: 503 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andert-et-Condon, Arbignieu, Belley, Chanaz, Chazey-Bons, Cressin-Rochefort, Cuzieu, Flaxieu, Lavours, Lucey, Marignieu, Massignieu-de-Rives, Nattages, Parves, Pollieu, Pugieu, Saint-Champ and Vongnes.

This page in French: Visiter Magnieu

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