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Songieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Songieu in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 23 km from Songieu

Visit Songieu: highlights and tourist information

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Songieu is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Belley

Belley

at 23 km (direction south)

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

See Belley guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 34 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 35 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
 
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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 38 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 40 km (direction east-south-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
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Talloires

Talloires

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

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

See Talloires guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Songieu

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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

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

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Songieu is in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Songieu is 408 kilometres from Paris).

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

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