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Porcieu-Amblagnieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Porcieu-Amblagnieu in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 17 km from Porcieu-Amblagnieu

Visit Porcieu-Amblagnieu: highlights and tourist information

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Porcieu-Amblagnieu is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 17 km and Perouges at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Porcieu-Amblagnieu, 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 Porcieu-Amblagnieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide


at 23 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Dombes guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical...

See Trevoux guide


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

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne...

See Vienne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Porcieu-Amblagnieu


Markets in and near Porcieu-Amblagnieu

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (9km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (19km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (20km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (22km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (22km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (24km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Porcieu-Amblagnieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (41km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (17km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (41km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (43km)
  • Parc de Gerland (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (36km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (42km)
  • Mont Granier (58km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (9km)
  • Morestel (19km)
  • Nances (41km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (42km)
  • Chaponnay (43km)
  • Vonnas (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (43km)

Geography and distances

Porcieu-Amblagnieu is in the east of France at 76 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Porcieu-Amblagnieu is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Porcieu-Amblagnieu

Canton: Morestel

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38390

Distance to Porcieu-Amblagnieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Porcieu-Amblagnieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benonces, Bouvesse-Quirieu, Briord, Charette, La Balme-les-Grottes, Montagnieu, Montalieu-Vercieu, Parmilieu, Saint-Baudille-de-la-Tour, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Sault-Brenaz, Serrieres-de-Briord, Souclin, Vertrieu and Villebois.

This page in French: Visiter Porcieu-Amblagnieu

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