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Oyonnax tourism and travel guide

Photo of Oyonnax in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 33 km from Oyonnax

Visit Oyonnax: highlights and tourist information

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

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!



at 33 km (direction west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Jura department

The attractive village of Baume-les-Messieurs is surrounded by cliffs and steep...

See Baume-les-Messieurs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 55 km (direction south-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 55 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 58 km (direction west-south-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 62 km (direction south-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


at 64 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide

... 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

What to do at Oyonnax? 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

Oyonnax is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Oyonnax is 380 kilometres from Paris).

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

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