8 days in Ain Itinerary

8 days in Ain Itinerary

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Bourg-en-Bresse
— 3 nights
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Belley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Divonne-les-Bains
— 2 nights
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Bourg-en-Bresse — 3 nights

Bourg-en-Bresse is a commune in eastern France, capital of the Ain department, and the capital of the ancient province of Bresse (Arpitan: Brêsse). Get out of town with these interesting Bourg-en-Bresse side-trips: Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Perouges (in Perouges), Musee du Train Miniature (in Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne) and Grottes du Cerdon -Parc de Loisirs Prehistoriques (in Labalme). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Monastere Royal de Brou, examine the collection at Domaine des Saveurs - Les Planons, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Flecheres, and indulge in some personalized pampering at SPA Mosaic.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bourg-en-Bresse road trip app.

Paris to Bourg-en-Bresse is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also take a train; or fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Bourg-en-Bresse can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Belley.
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Belley — 2 nights

Belley is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.HistoryBelley is of Roman origin, and in the 5th century became an episcopal see. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Foret de Rothonne, then cruise along Maison d’Izieu, then take in the dramatic scenery at La Cascade, and finally stop by Quand on Seme.... Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Caveau De Chautagne, identify plant and animal life at Reserve Naturelle du Marais de Lavours, then learn about winemaking at Caveau Bugiste, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade de Clairefontaine.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Belley trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bourg-en-Bresse to Belley in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Divonne-les-Bains.
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Divonne-les-Bains — 2 nights

Divvonne-les-Bains is a commune in the department of Ain in eastern France.Divonne-les-Bains is a spa town situated on the border with French-speaking Switzerland, between the foot of the Jura mountains and Lake Geneva. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Marche de Ferney-Voltaire, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Voltaire, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Divonne, and finally contemplate the long history of Ville de Divonne-les-Bains. On your second day here, make a trip to Fort L'Ecluse and then trek along Les Pertes de le Valserine.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Divonne-les-Bains day trip site.

You can drive from Belley to Divonne-les-Bains in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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