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Saint-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Bois in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 8 km from Saint-Bois

Visit Saint-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 8 km and Aix-les-Bains at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Bois, 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 Saint-Bois in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 21 km (direction 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
Chambery

Chambery

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 30 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
 
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Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide
Annecy

Annecy

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

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

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

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 60 km (direction west-north-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 69 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Bois

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Markets in and near Saint-Bois

  • Belley: market Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (14km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (18km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (21km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Albens: market Friday (25km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Saint-Bois, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Bois, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (37km)
  • Massif des Bauges (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (18km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (34km)
  • Gorges du Fier (38km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (45km)
  • Roc de Chere (46km)
  • Mont Veyrier (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (14km)
  • Nances (17km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (21km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Bois is in the east of France at 65 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Bois is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Bois

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Bois

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 647 km

from Nice: 257 km

from Bordeaux: 496 km

from Strasbourg: 358 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleon, Arbignieu, Bregnier-Cordon, Brens, Colomieu, Conzieu, Groslee, Izieu, La Balme, Peyrieu, Premeyzel and Virignin.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Bois

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