Ornex tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ornex: highlights and tourist information

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Ornex is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 67 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Ornex is 402 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 10 km and Yvoire at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ornex, 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 Ornex 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 Ornex

Markets in and near Ornex

  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (2km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (8km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (10km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (13km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (14km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (14km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (16km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Ornex, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ornex, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ornex.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (2km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (21km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (13km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (17km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (21km)
  • Lac des Rousses (26km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (32km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (32km)
  • Mole (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (39km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (39km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (40km)
  • Gorges du Fier (41km)
  • Mont Veyrier (41km)
  • Col de la Colombière (42km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (43km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (43km)
  • Lac de Narlay (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (45km)
  • Col de Romme (45km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (45km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lac du Fioget (46km)
  • Lac de Chambly (47km)
  • Lac de Chalain (51km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (41km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ornex

Canton: Ferney-Voltaire

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ornex

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 402 km

from Calais: 607 km

from Nice: 300 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 286 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cessy, Chevry, Echenevex, Ferney-Voltaire, Prevessin-Moens, Saint-Genis-Pouilly, Sauverny, Segny and Versonnex.

This page in French: Visiter Ornex