Peyrieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Peyrieu: highlights and tourist information

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Peyrieu is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 68 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Peyrieu is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 10 km and Aix-les-Bains at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Peyrieu, 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 Peyrieu 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 Peyrieu

Markets in and near Peyrieu

  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (9km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (16km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (16km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (18km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (21km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Albens: market Friday (24km)

More information about Peyrieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Peyrieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (33km)
  • Massif des Bauges (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (15km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (30km)
  • Gorges du Fier (37km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (43km)
  • Roc de Chere (45km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (13km)
  • Morestel (16km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (18km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Peyrieu

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Peyrieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 253 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbignieu, Bregnier-Cordon, Brens, Conzieu, Izieu, La Balme, Loisieux, Murs-et-Gelignieux, Premeyzel, Saint-Bois, Saint-Pierre-d'Alvey, Traize and Virignin.

This page in French: Visiter Peyrieu