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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain

Belley - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude45.7609600 (N 45° 45’ 39”)
Longitude5.6863460 (E 5° 41’ 11”)
AltitudeFrom 220m to 392m
Surface area22.42 km²
Population9298 inhabitants
Density414 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse (83 km, 1h17)
Insee code01034
IntercommunalityCC Bugey Sud

Nearest cities & towns

Magnieu4.5 km (8 min)
Brens5.1 km (8 min)
Chazey-Bons5.3 km (6 min)
Arbignieu5.5 km (11 min)
Andert-et-Condon6.8 km (10 min)
Saint-Champ7.1 km (11 min)
Virignin7.2 km (9 min)
Cuzieu7.4 km (10 min)
Marignieu7.4 km (13 min)
Contrevoz8.5 km (10 min)
Massignieu-de-Rives8.6 km (11 min)
Parves8.7 km (14 min)
Pugieu9 km (9 min)
Pollieu9.2 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Walking and hiking on the paths of Bugey with donkeys, 1 hour to the day, with one or more donkeys. Information +33 6 64 33 91 01.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites
Performance halls

Events and festivities

The Saturday morning market in downtown.

Every first Monday of the month, Fair in downtown.

From spring to autumn, the weekend the oven feasts in villages.


Belley Tourist Office
Belley Tourist Office
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Donkey rides
Donkey rides
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Hiking in the woods
Hiking in the woods
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Belley Carnival
Belley Carnival
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Carnival Belley
Carnival Belley
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Close to Belley, you can enjoy fishing, swimming, canyoning, kayaking, but also hiking, horseback or bicycle.

Route du Bugey wines and multiple wine cellars...

30 minutes : the Grand Casino and Baths of Aix-les-Bains, the amusement park Walibi, Chambéry capital of Savoy...

1 hour, Lyon, Geneva, Grenoble, Annecy and the Massif de la Chartreuse.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning around Aix-les-Bains
Sports sensations40 € to 55 € Aix-les-Bains (18.8 km)
Tour and tasting in the cellars of Domaine Meunier
Local flavoursFreeSermérieu (24 km)
Canoe kayak ride down the Old Rhône
Sports sensations27 € to 35 € Seyssel (25 km)
Canyoning in Vercors or Chartreuse
Sports sensations45 € Les Échelles (36 km)
Ride around Lake Annecy in a Citroen 2cv with an aperitif - 2 hours
Entertainment165 € Annecy (37 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Séran and the Cerveyrieu waterfall
HikeEasy2h30Artemare (12.7 km)
The Evosges Memorial Trail
HikeEasy3h30Évosges (27 km)
Sentier de randonnée - Tour de la Grande Montagne
HikeAthletic5h45Lalleyriat (43 km)
Sentier de randonnée - La Roche d'Au-Delà
HikeAthletic4h25Nantua (44 km)
Promenade_Autour de Napt
HikeEasy45 minSonthonnax-la-Montagne (52 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals