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Plagne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 37 km from Plagne

Visit Plagne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 37 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 38 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Plagne, 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 Plagne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 45 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 46 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Belley guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 49 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 52 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


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plagne


Markets in and near Plagne

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (10km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (20km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (24km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (26km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (27km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (28km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (28km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Plagne, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Plagne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (30km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (30km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (26km)
  • Col de la Faucille (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (30km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (35km)
  • Gorges du Fier (40km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (40km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (45km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Mont Veyrier (48km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (51km)
  • Roc de Chere (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (53km)

Geography and distances

Plagne is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Plagne is 390 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plagne

Canton: Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Plagne

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 390 km

from Calais: 601 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 306 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Charix, Chatillon-en-Michaille, Echallon, Giron, Lalleyriat, Le Poizat, Montanges and Saint-Germain-de-Joux.

This page in French: Visiter Plagne

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