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Virieu-le-Petit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Virieu-le-Petit in Ain

Photo is of Belley at 16 km from Virieu-le-Petit

Visit Virieu-le-Petit: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 16 km and Aix-les-Bains at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Belley

Belley

at 16 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 31 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 32 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide
 
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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 35 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 37 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 39 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Chambery

Chambery

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

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

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 42 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Perouges guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 59 km (direction north-east)

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Virieu-le-Petit

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Markets in and near Virieu-le-Petit

  • Culoz: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (10km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (12km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (17km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (18km)
  • Albens: market Friday (22km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (24km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (28km)
  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Virieu-le-Petit, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (27km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (49km)
  • Brou Royal Monastery (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (24km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km)
  • Mont Veyrier (35km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (28km)
  • Morestel (33km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (35km)
  • Nances (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Virieu-le-Petit is in the east of France at 50 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Virieu-le-Petit is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Virieu-le-Petit

Canton: Champagne-en-Valromey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Virieu-le-Petit

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 629 km

from Nice: 274 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 334 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artemare, Belmont-Luthezieu, Beon, Brenaz, Champagne-en-Valromey, Chavornay, Lochieu, Lompnieu, Sutrieu, Talissieu and Vieu.

This page in French: Visiter Virieu-le-Petit

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