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Virieu-le-Grand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Virieu-le-Grand in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 9 km from Virieu-le-Grand

Visit Virieu-le-Grand: highlights and tourist information

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Virieu-le-Grand is situated in the Ain department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 9 km and Aix-les-Bains at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Virieu-le-Grand, 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 Virieu-le-Grand in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction west)

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide
 
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Annecy

Annecy

at 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 38 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make...

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 41 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 42 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 44 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 51 km (direction north-west)

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide

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

Map of places to visit near Virieu-le-Grand

 
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Markets in and near Virieu-le-Grand

  • Belley: market Saturday (10km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (15km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (19km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (23km)
  • Albens: market Friday (24km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (24km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (24km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (27km)

More information about Virieu-le-Grand, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Virieu-le-Grand, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (30km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (40km)
  • Mont Veyrier (42km)
  • Roc de Chere (43km)
  • Mont Granier (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (24km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (27km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (28km)
  • Nances (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Virieu-le-Grand is in the east of France at 51 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Virieu-le-Grand is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Virieu-le-Grand

Canton: Virieu-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Virieu-le-Grand

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 632 km

from Nice: 271 km

from Bordeaux: 499 km

from Strasbourg: 343 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Virieu-le-Grand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andert-et-Condon, Armix, Artemare, Belmont-Luthezieu, Ceyzerieu, Chavornay, Chazey-Bons, Cheignieu-la-Balme, Contrevoz, Cuzieu, Marignieu, Premillieu, Pugieu, Rossillon, Saint-Martin-de-Bavel, Talissieu, Thezillieu, Vieu and Vongnes.

This page in French: Visiter Virieu-le-Grand

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