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Samognat tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 27 km from Samognat

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Visit Samognat: highlights and tourist information

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Samognat is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 27 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Samognat is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 27 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 45 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Samognat, 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 Samognat 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 Samognat

Markets in and near Samognat

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (6km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (23km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (25km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (26km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (30km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (31km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (31km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (34km)

More information about Samognat, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Samognat, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (27km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (29km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (33km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (36km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (40km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (43km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (43km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Lac du Val (45km)
  • Lac de Chambly (46km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (48km)
  • Lac des Rousses (48km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (49km)
  • Lac du Vernois (49km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (53km)
  • Gorges du Fier (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Samognat

Canton: Izernore

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Samognat

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 589 km

from Nice: 314 km

from Bordeaux: 504 km

from Strasbourg: 306 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Samognat from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellignat, Coisia, Geovreisset, Groissiat, Izernore, Martignat, Matafelon-Granges, Oyonnax, Sonthonnax-la-Montagne and Thoirette.

This page in French: Visiter Samognat

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