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Brénod - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ain

Located in Upper Bugey, on the southern tip of the Jura mountains, on a plateau 850 m above sea level.

Common rural part of the zone name "Shire". The greengrocer Brénod County is the southernmost of the massif.

Geographical information

Latitude46.0593720 (N 46° 3’ 34”)
Longitude5.6058110 (E 5° 36’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 831m to 1136m
Surface area23.79 km²
Population561 inhabitants
Density23 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureBourg-en-Bresse (55 km, 46 min)
Insee code01060
IntercommunalityCC Haut - Bugey

Nearest cities & towns

Corcelles4.1 km (6 min)
Champdor4.9 km (6 min)
Chevillard8.3 km (11 min)
Outriaz8.5 km (12 min)
Le Grand-Abergement9.6 km (13 min)
Le Petit-Abergement10 km (13 min)
Lantenay10.2 km (17 min)
Hauteville-Lompnes10.5 km (14 min)
Vieu-d'Izenave11.2 km (18 min)
Condamine11.6 km (14 min)
Cormaranche-en-Bugey13.5 km (16 min)
Saint-Martin-du-Frêne13.7 km (16 min)
Corlier14 km (18 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities


Brénod in Winter's cross Versoud
Brénod in Winter's cross Versoud
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Ponds Maron spring
Ponds Maron spring
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Brénod winter saw the edge
Brénod winter saw the edge
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Ponds Maron autumn
Ponds Maron autumn
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winter sun on the pond Wolves
winter sun on the pond Wolves
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The Albarine in October
The Albarine in October
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The Montoux Champ de Joux
The Montoux Champ de Joux
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Cascade Sautoux
Cascade Sautoux
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Brénod road of Gouille
Brénod road of Gouille
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cellar tour and tasting at Maison Mollex
Local flavours5 € Corbonod (19.5 km)
Canoe kayak ride down the Old Rhône
Sports sensations27 € to 35 € Seyssel (21 km)
Canyoning in the natural park of Haut -Jura
Sports sensations45 € to 65 € Saint-Claude (42 km)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment140 € to 240 € Annecy (44 km)
Bike hire in Annecy - 2 hours
Sports sensations9 € Annecy (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sentier de randonnée - La Roche d'Au-Delà
HikeAthletic4h25Nantua (10.3 km)
Sentier de randonnée - Tour de la Grande Montagne
HikeAthletic5h45Lalleyriat (12.6 km)
The Evosges Memorial Trail
HikeEasy3h30Évosges (13.8 km)
Promenade_Autour de Napt
HikeEasy45 minSonthonnax-la-Montagne (18.6 km)
Around the lake Oignin
HikeIntermediate2h45Izernore (19 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals