Where to stay around Ain?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 170 holiday lettings near Ain. From 54 Houses to 46 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ain for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ain?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ain. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Divonne-les-Bains: 215 holiday homes
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: 26 holiday homes
  • Ferney-Voltaire: 92 holiday homes
  • Oyonnax: 26 holiday homes
  • Medieval City of Perugia: 543 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ain! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ain?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ain with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Divonne-les-Bains: 215 holiday lettings
  • Bourg-en-Bresse: 26 holiday lettings
  • Ferney-Voltaire: 92 holiday lettings
  • Oyonnax: 26 holiday lettings
  • Miribel: 940 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Ain?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Ain are:

  • Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Airport (XYD): 967 self catering accommodations
  • Bellegarde (XBF-Aerodrome de Bellegarde): 174 self catering accommodations
  • Ceyzeriat Airport (XBK): 57 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Ain?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Ain. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Medieval City of Perugia: 543 holiday rentals
  • Loges Ski Lift: 337 holiday rentals
  • Parc des Oiseaux: 951 holiday rentals
  • Cascade de Glandieu: 359 holiday rentals
  • Domaine de Divonne Golf Club: 445 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ain listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ain, France your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a scenic getaway filled with culture and history may like to try Ain in France. It is a beautiful area with lots to do and see within the Rhone-Alps region of Eastern France and is close to the border with Switzerland. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages, gites and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Ain, France

This area of France offers many opportunities for walking, cycling and horse riding with many scenic trails. As well as having many trails for hiking there are ample opportunities for mountain biking, climbing and caving in the region. During the winter there is downhill and cross country skiing as well as snowshoeing and sledding available at various destinations in Ain. Visitors wishing to take to the water for a spot of angling can try fishing in The Saone River and other waterways in the department. Swimming, canoeing and kayaking are among the water sports available here. Visitors will find several golf courses in Ain including courses in Bourg-en-Bresse and Le Clou as well as many tennis courts. There are numerous bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from in the cities, towns and villages of Ain, where visitors can get a taste of traditional French cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from all manner of markets and stores in the region. There are many places to buy gifts and souvenirs and larger stores can be found in the bigger towns and cities such as Bourg-en-Bresse.

Places to visit on holiday to Ain, France

There are a number of interesting places to visit in and around Ain including museums such as the Ferme-Musee de la Foret. Visitors will also be able to see a number of historic buildings and churches like Brou, which is an abbey-church or the medieval hilltop village of Perouges. Holidaymakers interested in wildlife should visit the bird sanctuary at Villars-les-Dombes, which has over 400 species of native and exotic birds. The beautiful city of Lyon is just over an hour away by car and has many interesting museums, parks and historic buildings as well as ancient Roman ruins.

Weather in Ain, France

This area of France has generally cool winters and mild summers. The warmest time of the year to visit Ain is generally July when the average daily maximum temperature is approximately 27 degrees centigrade. January is the coldest month with average highs of 5 degrees centigrade, although the temperature can fall below zero. The wettest months tend to be August and September with an average rainfall of 9cm.

Travel to Ain, France

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is approximately 80 kilometres away with flights numerous cities in France as well as international destinations such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Rome, Vienna and Zurich amongst others. There are several car rental firms located at the airport including Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National / Citer and Sixt, while passengers can also get a taxi from outside the terminal buildings.

Activities and attractions in Ain

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Ain for its skiing and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ain a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Bourg en Bresse (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ain Karting (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Golf de la Sorelle (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Bresse Golf Course (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Parc Aventure de la Bresse (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Arbres et Sens (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ain

Travellers enjoy Ain for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, November or June, when snowfall averages 2.80 inches and temperatures average 0°F.

Exploring the natural landscape of Ain

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Ain is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parc de Loisirs de Bouvent (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Lac de Nantua (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Cascade de la Charabotte (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Parc des Oiseaux (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Espace Eau Vive (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Rene Nicod Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)