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Tenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tenay: highlights and tourist information

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Tenay is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Tenay is 404 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 21 km and Perouges at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tenay, 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 Tenay 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 Tenay

Markets in and near Tenay

  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (10km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (13km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (20km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (20km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (22km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (26km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Tenay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Tenay, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (29km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (41km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (20km)
  • Morestel (27km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (40km)
  • Nances (42km)
  • Vonnas (52km)
  • Chaponnay (55km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tenay

Canton: Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Tenay

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 404 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 282 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 342 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arandas, Argis, Chaley, Conand, Evosges, Hostias, Oncieu and Premillieu.

This page in French: Visiter Tenay

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