Plagne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Plagne: highlights and tourist information

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Plagne is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Plagne is 390 kilometres from Paris).

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.

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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!


... 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

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

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