Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey in Ain

Photo is of Perouges at 20 km from Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Visit Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey 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-Rambert-en-Bugey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 20 km and Belley at 28 km.

Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 20 km (direction west)

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

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at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 34 km (direction west)

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

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

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

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Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and upmarket shops...

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at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants that you...

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Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century, a cathedral,...

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at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

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at 61 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

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Markets in and near Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (8km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (14km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (16km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (25km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (28km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (28km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (47km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (41km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (17km)
  • Morestel (30km)
  • Vonnas (46km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (46km)
  • Nances (48km)
  • Chaponnay (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (48km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is in the east of France at 33 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Canton: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 616 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 342 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieu-en-Bugey, Arandas, Argis, Bettant, Cleyzieu, Conand, Douvres, Evosges, Oncieu and Torcieu.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey