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Parves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Parves: highlights and tourist information

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Parves is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 65 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Parves is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 5 km and Aix-les-Bains at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Parves, 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 Parves 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 Parves


Markets in and near Parves

  • Belley: market Saturday (5km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • Albens: market Friday (17km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (21km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (22km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (24km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Parves, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Parves, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (38km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (31km)
  • Chartreuse (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (14km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (29km)
  • Mont Granier (34km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (36km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)
  • Mont Veyrier (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (14km)
  • Nances (18km)
  • Morestel (22km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Parves

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Parves

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 257 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belley, Billieme, Brens, Cressin-Rochefort, Jongieux, La Balme, Lucey, Magnieu, Marignieu, Massignieu-de-Rives, Nattages, Saint-Champ, Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille, Virignin and Yenne.

This page in French: Visiter Parves

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