Villebois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villebois in Ain

Photo is of Cremieu at 20 km from Villebois

Visit Villebois: highlights and tourist information

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Villebois 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 Villebois in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 20 km and Perouges at 21 km.

Villebois, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Perouges guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Belley guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dombes guide


at 41 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


at 43 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
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 47 km (direction 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 47 km (direction 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 47 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

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

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at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it one of...

See Vienne (town) guide

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Map of places to visit near Villebois


Markets in and near Villebois

  • Lagnieu: market Monday (9km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (22km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (23km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (24km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Villebois, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (20km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (40km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (46km)

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)
  • Mont Granier (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (11km)
  • Morestel (19km)
  • Nances (40km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (41km)
  • Chaponnay (46km)
  • Vonnas (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Villebois is in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Villebois is 407 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villebois

Canton: Lagnieu

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Villebois

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 407 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 483 km

from Strasbourg: 351 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arandas, Benonces, Bouvesse-Quirieu, Charette, Conand, Montalieu-Vercieu, Porcieu-Amblagnieu, Saint-Sorlin-en-Bugey, Sault-Brenaz, Seillonnaz, Serrieres-de-Briord, Souclin and Vertrieu.

This page in French: Visiter Villebois