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Saint-Germain-de-Joux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-de-Joux in Ain

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 37 km from Saint-Germain-de-Joux

Visit Saint-Germain-de-Joux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-de-Joux is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 37 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 39 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-de-Joux, 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-Germain-de-Joux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 43 km (direction south-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 south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Belley guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva...

See Yvoire guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-de-Joux


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-de-Joux

  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (10km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (12km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (19km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (25km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (25km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (27km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (28km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Saint-Germain-de-Joux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-de-Joux, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (30km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (26km)
  • Col de la Faucille (30km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (30km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Gorges du Fier (38km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (49km)
  • Roc de Chere (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Yvoire (50km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (52km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-de-Joux is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-de-Joux is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-de-Joux

Canton: Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Germain-de-Joux

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 300 km

from Bordeaux: 514 km

from Strasbourg: 307 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Germain-de-Joux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Charix, Chatillon-en-Michaille, Echallon, Giron, Lalleyriat, Le Poizat, Montanges and Plagne.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-de-Joux

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