Oyonnax tourism and travel guide

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Visit Oyonnax: highlights and tourist information

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Oyonnax is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Oyonnax is 380 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 33 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Oyonnax, 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 Oyonnax 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 Oyonnax

Markets in and near Oyonnax

Market days in Oyonnax: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday & Monday;

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (0km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (21km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (26km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (27km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (30km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (30km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (32km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (33km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)

More information about Oyonnax, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Oyonnax, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (29km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (29km)
  • Col de la Faucille (31km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (36km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Lac du Val (42km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Lac des Rousses (43km)
  • Lac de Chambly (44km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (46km)
  • Lac du Vernois (46km)
  • Lac de Narlay (47km)
  • Lac du Fioget (49km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Gorges du Fier (50km)
  • Mont Veyrier (58km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Oyonnax

Canton: Oyonnax

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Oyonnax

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 380 km

from Calais: 591 km

from Nice: 312 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 302 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbent, Bellignat, Coisia, Geovreisset, Groissiat and Samognat.

This page in French: Visiter Oyonnax