Dog-friendly holidays in Ain

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

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Travel with your dog: During your stay Ain you’re spoiled for choice. On this page weve put together suggestions for numerous dog-friendly excursions, leisure activities, restaurants and accommodation as well as a couple of other insider tips for dog owners:
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Dog-friendly hiking in Ain

Hiking trail · Ain
Hike: Gorges de Thurignin
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
1
14.2 km
4:15 h
240 m
334 m
From Artemare to the heights of Belmont Luthézieu to discover the secrets of the Seran river.To discover along the way: the Thurignin Gorges, the Cerveyrieu waterfall and the Massignieu wine-growing hills; beautiful views, particularly of the Grand Colombier Massif.
Randonnée Cascade Clairefontaine Virieu le Grand
Hiking trail · Ain
Hike of the Clairefontaine waterfall
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
1
6.9 km
2:00 h
316 m
316 m
Hike starting from Virieu-le-Grand leading to the impressive Clairefontiane waterfall.
En Pryse - Massif du Grand Colombier
Hiking trail · Ain
Hike of the Grand Colombier starting from Munet
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
1
15.8 km
7:00 h
1,100 m
981 m
Starting in the calm forest of the Massif du Grand Colombier, the slopes will lead you to the breathtaking panoramic views of the summit and the rock of Chanduraz during your ascent from the hamlet of Munet to Virieu-le-Petit.
la table d'orientation du Mont Mourex,  vue côté Alpes.
Hiking trail · Pays de Gex and its Monts Jura resort
Grilly-Le Mont-Mourex
recommended route Difficulty easy
1
4.7 km
1:30 h
115 m
111 m
At Mont-Mourex top, we note a 145m circumference and 47m diameter stone circle on the ground.  In the past the site could have been dedicated to the sun cult.  The upright monolith in the center was brought back recently.
Hiking trail · Pays de Gex and its Monts Jura resort
Fort l’Ecluse-Along the Rhone River
recommended route Difficulty moderate
2
12 km
5:00 h
720 m
544 m
The Condiere mill: in medieval time, under the Savoie earl, a small industry used the ‘’Nans’’ and ‘’3biefs’’hydro energy. The Condiere mill sight already existed in the XIV century.  For centuries a cable ferry allowed to cross the Rhône there.
La source du Groin
Hiking trail · Ain
Hike: A wolf life.
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
2
7.9 km
2:10 h
157 m
167 m
Hike in the local nature of Valromey following a peaceful river, an emerald source and several local heritage monuments.
Sentier du Maquis
Hiking trail · Ain
Hike: on the steps of the WW2 French resistance.
recommended route Difficulty difficult
18.3 km
5:00 h
532 m
532 m
Thematic trail on the Plateau de Retord, in the footsteps of the first maquisards of the Ain, starting from the Les Plans station or the village of Hotonnes.
Combe du Cimetière - Grand Colombier - Col de la Biche - Sur Lyand
Hiking trail · Ain
Hiking in Bugey: Crêtes de Sur Lyand
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
9.3 km
3:30 h
329 m
329 m
Wonderful hike in the heart of the Grand Colombier massif: discover the crests and its panoramas on the Alps, pastures and the site of Arvières (former Chartreuse, ethnobotanical garden and refuge).
Narcisses sur le Plateau de Retord
Hiking trail · Ain
Hiking in Bugey: La Ronde des Plans
recommended route Difficulty easy
10.4 km
2:00 h
309 m
235 m
Hike through the valleys and ridges of the Plateau de Retord and allowing you to enjoy a magnificent panorama of Mont Blanc and the Alps from the resort of Plans d'Hotonnes.
Cascade de Glandieu
Hiking trail · Ain
Trail along the water (Sentier de l'eau)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
7.3 km
3:00 h
230 m
241 m
Interpretation trail on the theme of the influence of water on landscapes and human life.

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