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Sonthonnax-la-Montagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sonthonnax-la-Montagne in Ain

Photo is of Bourg-en-Bresse at 23 km from Sonthonnax-la-Montagne

Visit Sonthonnax-la-Montagne: highlights and tourist information

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Sonthonnax-la-Montagne is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bourg-en-Bresse at 23 km and Perouges at 45 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sonthonnax-la-Montagne, 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 Sonthonnax-la-Montagne in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 60 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sonthonnax-la-Montagne


Markets in and near Sonthonnax-la-Montagne

  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (10km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (19km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (25km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (26km)
  • Saint-Amour: market Saturday (26km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (29km)
  • Saint-Claude: market Saturday (31km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (33km)

Hotels near Sonthonnax-la-Montagne

More information about Sonthonnax-la-Montagne, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sonthonnax-la-Montagne, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (23km)
  • Voltaire Chateau (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (33km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (37km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (40km)
  • Col de la Faucille (41km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (48km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (48km)
  • Lac du Val (49km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (52km)
  • Lac des Rousses (53km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (54km)
  • Gorges du Fier (54km)
  • Seille (Saône) (55km)
  • Confluence - la Seille (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vonnas (41km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (48km)

Geography and distances

Sonthonnax-la-Montagne is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Sonthonnax-la-Montagne is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sonthonnax-la-Montagne

Canton: Izernore

Arrondissement: Nantua

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Sonthonnax-la-Montagne

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 590 km

from Nice: 313 km

from Bordeaux: 500 km

from Strasbourg: 310 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sonthonnax-la-Montagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bolozon, Corveissiat, Geovreissiat, Izernore, Matafelon-Granges, Montreal-la-Cluse, Nurieux-Volognat, Samognat and Thoirette.

This page in French: Visiter Sonthonnax-la-Montagne

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