Songieu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Songieu: highlights and tourist information

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Songieu is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Songieu is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 23 km and Annecy at 34 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Songieu, 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 Songieu 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 Songieu

Markets in and near Songieu

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (8km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (11km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (18km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (23km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (24km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (25km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (26km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Albens: market Friday (28km)

More information about Songieu, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Songieu, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (34km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (44km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (27km)
  • Mont Veyrier (38km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (39km)
  • Roc de Chere (41km)
  • Col de la Faucille (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (35km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)
  • Morestel (38km)
  • Nances (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Songieu

Canton: Champagne-en-Valromey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Songieu

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 281 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 329 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brenaz, Hotonnes, Lhopital, Lochieu, Lompnieu, Ruffieu and Sutrieu.

This page in French: Visiter Songieu