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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Gex
TownGex
Insee code01173
Postcode01170
Latitude46.3341909
Longitude6.0580360
AltitudeFrom 532 to 1614 meters
Surface32.02 km²
Population10711 inhabitants
Density334 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelsCessy at 2.8 km (6 min)
Chief townBourg-en-Bresse (at 111 km, 95 min)Vesancy at 3.9 km (9 min)
DepartmentAinÉchenevex at 4.1 km (8 min)
RegionRhône-AlpesSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Gex is located in the heart of the Pays de Gex between Switzerland and the Jura.

The gastronomic specialty is Gex blue, blue-veined cheese.


SIGHTSEEING

"The Return 01" county Fire Department Museum.

House of the Natural Reserve of Upper Jura.

Many trails for hiking.

Pool.

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office Pays de Gex - La Faucille
MonumentsFountain of Gex,   Wash-house of Gex
Natural sitesPass of the Faucille

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Garage sale of Gex: the first weekend in May

Day of the Bird: the first weekend in June

Sooner or t'Arts Festival: in June.

Wine and Gastronomy in: November.

Gex Day Christmas in December.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Unusual walk or snowshoe hikeNature and the outdoorsFrom 17 € to 25 €Saxel (28 km)

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PHOTOS

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
Day
Night
Min. 6°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 26 October
Day
Night
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
Monday 27 October
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Min. 5°C - Max. 14°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantChâteau de Divonne  
8.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Divonne-les-Bains
JURA AND BETWEEN GENEVA - A quarter of an hour from Geneva, this elegant XIXth century offers castle life, between Lake Geneva and the Jura traditional parquet, romantic paintings,...
Located 6.3 km from Gex58 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Terrasse Fleurie  
8.2
  SPECIAL OFFER
Divonne-les-Bains
La Terrasse Fleurie restaurant, located in the heart of the thermal town of Divonne-les-Bains, between Lake Geneva and the Jura mountains, welcomes you in a bucolic setting. The room...
Located 6.9 km from Gex23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Rectiligne  
9.3
Divonne-les-Bains
Quiet and surrounded by greenery with a breathtaking view on the lake of Divonne-les-Bains, the Jura and the Alps, Le Rectiligne has an extraordinary setting. Here, contemporary decor,...
Located 7.6 km from Gex47 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLes hypolites    
9.1
Saint-Pierre
3 cottages in a restored farmhouse from 1802 claséee 3 ears. 2 bedrooms double beds. 1 room with 3 beds 90. la kitchen at your disposal for your meal: it is fully equipped, dishwasher,...
Located 29 km from Gex56 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsLa Ferme de Cortanges    
9.2
Cernex
On the axis Annecy - Geneva, we welcome you in an authentic, renovated an old farmhouse on the theme of art and crafts. 5 bedrooms and 2 duplex (with kitchen), all our rooms have TV,...
Located 30 km from Gex96 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Chalet for 6 personsChalet Juranor - Prémanon - Les Rousses  
8.4
Prémanon
Self catering cottage rentals in the resort of Les Rousses. Prémanon located opposite the ski slopes of the Massif des Tuffes and the route of the Transjurasian it 's acts of a cottage...
Located 13.9 km from GexFrom 360 € to 920 € per week 
House for 6 personsGite de tres bayard  
9.7
Saint-Claude
House surrounded by nature 2 km from the city center.
Located 15.3 km from GexFrom 500 € to 600 € per week 
House for 7 personsRavilloles
Ravilloles
Terraced house alone. Ground floor: kitchen, dining room, lounge, bathroom, C. 1h 1 bed 1 place and 1 folding bed (for 1 seat). Upstairs: ch2: 1 bed for 2,3h 2 beds 1, ch4: 2 beds 1....
Located 23 km from GexFrom 350 € to 550 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
145 places over 1,3 haCamping La Renouillère  
Sciez
Camping **, quiet and wooded located 200 m from Lake Geneva Lake and mountains Sciez. Open from mid-April to mid-October. Eco-responsible commitment. Label 'Famille Plus'. Free wifi....
Located 26 km from GexFrom 12 € to 16 € per day 
147 places over 3,2 haCamping du chatelet    
8.9
Sciez
Three stars campsite situated in Haute-Savoie (France), on the shores of Lake Geneva, 300 meters from the beach and the marina of Sciez-sur-Léman, in a quiet and green place. Pitches...
Located 26 km from GexFrom 13.50 € to 19.50 € per day 
94 places over 3 haCamping la petite montagne    
9.4
Moirans-en-Montagne
Hello and Welcome to Camping La Petite Montagne. Nature lovers, hiking, villages, we invite you to put your bags in Gilbert and Nadine. To find the happiness of being together, a genuine...
Located 27 km from GexFrom 14 € to 17.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Séjours & Affaires Genève Gex Les Rives Du Léman - Hotel in GexSéjours & Affaires Genève Gex Les Rives Du Léman     
7.2
Gex
Located just 20 km (12.4 miles) away from Geneva, the residence Séjours et Affaires Gex Les Rives du Léman offers fully-equipped apartments and a pleasant atmosphere. All of the apartments...
Located in GexRoom from 50 €
Fasthotel Genève Gex - Hotel in GexFasthotel Genève Gex     
6.6
Gex
Located in Gex, 2 km from Parc du Haut Jura and 10 km from Geneva Palexpo, this hotel offers simple rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Each room at the Fasthotel has a flat-screen TV with...
Located in GexRoom from 47 €
Hôtel De La Couronne - Hotel in GexHôtel De La Couronne     
7.6
Gex
Hotel De la Couronne is located in the Jura Mountains, 11 km from the town of Gex. It offers free private parking and an outdoor swimming pool. The guest rooms have a private bathroom,...
Located in Gex

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La Villa du Lac Hôtel – Résidence & Spa
La Villa du Lac Hôtel – Résidence & Spa offers fully-equipped and serviced apartments and hotel rooms in Divonne-les-Bains. The hotel features a 500-m²...
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