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Murs-et-Gelignieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Murs-et-Gelignieux: highlights and tourist information

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Murs-et-Gelignieux is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 71 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Murs-et-Gelignieux is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 14 km and Aix-les-Bains at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Murs-et-Gelignieux, 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 Murs-et-Gelignieux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Murs-et-Gelignieux


Markets in and near Murs-et-Gelignieux

  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (12km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (13km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Albens: market Friday (27km)

More information about Murs-et-Gelignieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Murs-et-Gelignieux, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (30km)
  • Massif des Bauges (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (15km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (28km)
  • Gorges du Fier (41km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (46km)
  • Roc de Chere (48km)
  • Mont Veyrier (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (8km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (12km)
  • Morestel (15km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (20km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Murs-et-Gelignieux

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Murs-et-Gelignieux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 250 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Murs-et-Gelignieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aoste, Bregnier-Cordon, Champagneux, Granieu, Gresin, Izieu, Loisieux, Peyrieu, Premeyzel, Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers, Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens and Sainte-Marie-d'Alvey.

This page in French: Visiter Murs-et-Gelignieux

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