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Murs-et-Gelignieux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Murs-et-Gelignieux in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 14 km from Murs-et-Gelignieux

Visit Murs-et-Gelignieux: highlights and tourist information

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Murs-et-Gelignieux is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!



at 14 km (direction )

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

See Belley guide


at 20 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


Ski resort at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 66 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide

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

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

Murs-et-Gelignieux is 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).

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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