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Pugieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pugieu: highlights and tourist information

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Pugieu is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 54 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Pugieu is 419 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 7 km and Aix-les-Bains at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pugieu, 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 Pugieu 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 Pugieu

Markets in and near Pugieu

  • Belley: market Saturday (7km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (18km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (21km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (21km)
  • Albens: market Friday (23km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (25km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (25km)

More information about Pugieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Pugieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (31km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (41km)
  • Mont Veyrier (42km)
  • Roc de Chere (43km)
  • Mont Granier (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (21km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (25km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (28km)
  • Nances (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pugieu

Canton: Virieu-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pugieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 419 km

from Calais: 635 km

from Nice: 268 km

from Bordeaux: 498 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andert-et-Condon, Armix, Artemare, Chazey-Bons, Cheignieu-la-Balme, Contrevoz, Cuzieu, Innimond, Magnieu, Marignieu, Premillieu, Rossillon, Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses, Saint-Martin-de-Bavel and Virieu-le-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Pugieu

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