Varambon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Varambon in Ain

Photo is of Perouges at 18 km from Varambon

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Varambon in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 18 km and Bourg-en-Bresse at 20 km.

Varambon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an...

See Cremieu guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 43 km (direction west)

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying testament to...

See Trevoux guide


at 44 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites of interest...

See Belleville guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at its importance...

See Anse guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit to nearby Lamartine's...

See Macon guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and upmarket shops...

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at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants that you...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century, a cathedral,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind the village that...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide


at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Varambon


Markets in and near Varambon

  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (2km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (9km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (15km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (23km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (24km)
  • Dombes: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne: market Saturday (29km)

More information about Varambon, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Varambon, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (52km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (59km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (48km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (46km)
  • Parc de Gerland (48km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (39km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (45km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (23km)
  • Vonnas (32km)
  • Morestel (42km)
  • Macon (47km)
  • Ecully (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (46km)

Geography and distances

Varambon is in the east of France at 20 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Varambon is 384 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Varambon

Canton: Pont-d'Ain

Arrondissement: Bourg-en-Bresse

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Varambon

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 384 km

from Calais: 602 km

from Nice: 302 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 337 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambronay, Douvres, Druillat, Neuville-sur-Ain, Pont-d'Ain, Priay, Saint-Jean-le-Vieux and Villette-sur-Ain.

This page in French: Visiter Varambon