Ruffieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ruffieu: highlights and tourist information

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Ruffieu is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Ruffieu is 404 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Ruffieu

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)

More information about Ruffieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ruffieu, France

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


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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