Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 5 km from Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses

Visit Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 5 km and Aix-les-Bains at 25 km.

Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Belley guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-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


at 29 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
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Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 42 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 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 45 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 46 km (direction 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


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

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

See Talloires guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 57 km (direction north-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses


Markets in and near Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses

  • Belley: market Saturday (6km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (23km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (25km)
  • Albens: market Friday (26km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (41km)
  • Chartreuse (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (35km)
  • Mont Granier (42km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (44km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (16km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (25km)
  • Nances (25km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (26km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses is in the east of France at 57 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses is 422 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses

Canton: Belley

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 422 km

from Calais: 639 km

from Nice: 265 km

from Bordeaux: 495 km

from Strasbourg: 352 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleon, Andert-et-Condon, Arbignieu, Belley, Chazey-Bons, Cheignieu-la-Balme, Colomieu, Contrevoz, Conzieu, Cuzieu, Innimond, Marchamp and Pugieu.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-les-Paroisses


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