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Maillat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maillat in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km from Maillat

Visit Maillat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 25 km and Perouges at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Maillat, 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 Maillat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide


at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


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

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

See Annecy guide


at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 53 km (direction east-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 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 57 km (direction 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
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 68 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 68 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide

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Map of places to visit near Maillat


Markets in and near Maillat

  • Poncin: market Monday (11km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (17km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (17km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (22km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (29km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (30km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Maillat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Maillat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (25km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)
  • Cremieu (50km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (45km)
  • Col de la Faucille (46km)
  • Gorges du Fier (46km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (47km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (53km)
  • Lac des Rousses (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (38km)
  • Vonnas (43km)

Geography and distances

Maillat is in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Maillat is 386 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maillat

Canton: Nantua

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Maillat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 386 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 320 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brion, Ceignes, Cerdon, Challes, Chevillard, Condamine, Labalme, Leyssard, Nantua, Peyriat, Port, Saint-Martin-du-Frene and Vieu-d'Izenave.

This page in French: Visiter Maillat

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