Saint-Genis-Pouilly tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Genis-Pouilly: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Genis-Pouilly is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Genis-Pouilly is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 16 km and Yvoire at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Genis-Pouilly, 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-Genis-Pouilly 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 Saint-Genis-Pouilly

Markets in and near Saint-Genis-Pouilly

  • Thoiry: market Sunday (3km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (7km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (12km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (15km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (16km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (16km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Saint-Genis-Pouilly, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Genis-Pouilly, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (7km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (27km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Faucille (14km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (17km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (19km)
  • Lac des Rousses (29km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (33km)
  • Mole (37km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (37km)
  • Gorges du Fier (38km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (40km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (40km)
  • Mont Veyrier (40km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (44km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (45km)
  • Col de la Colombière (45km)
  • Lac de Narlay (45km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lac du Vernois (46km)
  • Roc de Chere (47km)
  • Lac de Chambly (48km)
  • Col de Romme (49km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Genis-Pouilly

Canton: Ferney-Voltaire

Arrondissement: Gex

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Genis-Pouilly

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 606 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 537 km

from Strasbourg: 291 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chevry, Crozet, Ornex, Prevessin-Moens, Saint-Jean-de-Gonville, Segny, Sergy and Thoiry.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Genis-Pouilly