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Visit Magnieu: highlights and tourist information

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Magnieu is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Magnieu is 426 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Magnieu


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 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)

Geography and distances

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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