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Vaux-en-Bugey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Perouges at 14 km from Vaux-en-Bugey

Visit Vaux-en-Bugey: highlights and tourist information

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Vaux-en-Bugey is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 14 km and Cremieu at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vaux-en-Bugey, 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 Vaux-en-Bugey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect...

See Dombes guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

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

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

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


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

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums,...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

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

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 45 km (direction west)

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

See Anse guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a...

See Belleville guide


at 51 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
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Saone-et-Loire department

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vaux-en-Bugey


Markets in and near Vaux-en-Bugey

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (3km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (18km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (19km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (20km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (24km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (25km)

More information about Vaux-en-Bugey, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vaux-en-Bugey, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (47km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (49km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (42km)
  • Parc de Gerland (44km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (35km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (12km)
  • Morestel (30km)
  • Vonnas (42km)
  • Chaponnay (47km)
  • Ecully (48km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (51km)
  • Nances (51km)
  • Macon (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (42km)

Geography and distances

Vaux-en-Bugey is in the east of France at 32 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Vaux-en-Bugey is 396 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vaux-en-Bugey

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vaux-en-Bugey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 396 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 290 km

from Bordeaux: 479 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Vaux-en-Bugey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amberieu-en-Bugey, Ambutrix, Bettant, Chateau-Gaillard, Cleyzieu, Lagnieu, Leyment, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Maurice-de-Remens, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Sainte-Julie, Souclin and Torcieu.

This page in French: Visiter Vaux-en-Bugey

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