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Peyriat tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peyriat in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 22 km from Peyriat

Visit Peyriat: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 22 km and Perouges at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peyriat, 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 Peyriat in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 56 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 65 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 65 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but...

See Tournus guide

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

Map of places to visit near Peyriat


Markets in and near Peyriat

  • Poncin: market Monday (11km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (16km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (18km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (31km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (33km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Peyriat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Peyriat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (45km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (45km)
  • Col de la Faucille (46km)
  • Gorges du Fier (49km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (52km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (58km)
  • Lac des Rousses (59km)
  • Seille (Saône) (60km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (40km)
  • Vonnas (40km)

Geography and distances

Peyriat is in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Peyriat is 383 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyriat

Canton: Izernore

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peyriat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 383 km

from Calais: 597 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 318 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bolozon, Brion, Ceignes, Challes, Chevillard, Cize, Condamine, Geovreissiat, Leyssard, Maillat, Montreal-la-Cluse, Nurieux-Volognat, Port, Saint-Martin-du-Frene and Serrieres-sur-Ain.

This page in French: Visiter Peyriat

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