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Ruffieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ruffieu in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 25 km from Ruffieu

Visit Ruffieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 25 km and Annecy at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ruffieu, 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 Ruffieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Belley guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 38 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
 
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Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in...

See Cremieu guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

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

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

See Talloires guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 51 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ruffieu

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Markets in and near Ruffieu

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (5km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (14km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (22km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (26km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (26km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (26km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Ruffieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (41km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (30km)
  • Mont Veyrier (41km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (42km)
  • Roc de Chere (45km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (48km)
  • Col de la Faucille (50km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (34km)
  • Morestel (39km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (39km)
  • Nances (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ruffieu is in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Ruffieu is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruffieu

Canton: Champagne-en-Valromey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ruffieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 328 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brenaz, Champdor, Cormaranche-en-Bugey, Hauteville-Lompnes, Hotonnes, Le Grand-Abergement, Le Petit-Abergement, Lompnieu, Songieu and Sutrieu.

This page in French: Visiter Ruffieu

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