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Peron tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 25 km from Peron

Visit Peron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 25 km and Annecy at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peron, 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 Peron in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 36 km (direction south-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 36 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva...

See Yvoire guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

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

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based...

See Thonon les Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and...

See La Clusaz guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belley guide

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

Map of places to visit near Peron


Markets in and near Peron

  • Thoiry: market Sunday (7km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (9km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (12km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (13km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (16km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (19km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (22km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (23km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

More information about Peron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Peron, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (21km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (23km)
  • Gorges du Fier (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (37km)
  • Mont Veyrier (37km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (38km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (41km)
  • Mole (42km)
  • Roc de Chere (44km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (44km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (44km)
  • Col de la Colombière (47km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Peron is in the east of France at 54 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Peron is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peron

Canton: Collonges

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peron

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 608 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 300 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Challex, Chezery-Forens, Collonges, Farges, Pougny, Saint-Jean-de-Gonville and Thoiry.

This page in French: Visiter Peron

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