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|Altitude||From 241 to 1059 meters|
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|Chief town||Bourg-en-Bresse (at 77 km, 70 min)||Saint-Martin-de-Bavel at 3.8 km (8 min)|
|Department||Ain||Pugieu at 4.4 km (6 min)|
|Region||Rhône-Alpes||Search another town|
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Virieu-le-Grand, located 1 hour from Lyon, Bourg-en-Bresse, near the Savoy and Switzerland, and 30 minutes from the ski Plans Hotonnes and Plateau d'Hauteville.
Marked by the passage of Honore d'Urfe, who retired in Virieu Castle (now in ruins) to write, among other Astree famous novel in French.
Visit the nearby historic district, the cascade of Clairefontaine.
To do: hiking tours, cliff climbing, fly fishing and supervised swimming in the summer.
The 14 and 15 August: Festival of Lake Virieu-le-Grand.
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The bike rails Bugey to Pugieu.
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|Cascade Clairefontaine|| || |
|Sunday 1 February|
|Min. -3°C - Max. 0°C|
|Monday 2 February|
|Min. -15°C - Max. -2°C|
|Tuesday 3 February|
|Min. -17°C - Max. -3°C|
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|Located 13.2 km from Virieu-le-Grand|
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