Ambérieu-en-bugey Tourism

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Ambérieu-en-Bugey (pronounced [ɑ̃.be.ʁjø ɑ̃ by.ʒɛ]) is a French commune in the department of Ain in the Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France. It is the largest town in the arrondissement of Belley and the capital of the Canton of Ambérieu-en-Bugey which consists of 8 communes with a total of 21,226 inhabitants in 2007 with 17,466 inhabitants in its own urban area in 2010.It is also the capital of the historic region of Bugey. Its inhabitants are known as Ambarrois or Ambarroises. The city was called Ambérieu until 31 March 1955 when it became Ambérieu-en-Bugey. The city is known for being an important railway junction, but also for winning the Croix de guerre 1939-1945 with citation at the Liberation.


Ambérieu-en-bugey in France awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Ambérieu-en-bugey. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Lyon, France. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Lyon for its bountiful attractions like Parc De La Tete D'Or, Basilique Notre Dame De Fourviere, Musee Miniature Et Cinema on your trip to Ambérieu-en-bugey. Tour packages of Ambérieu-en-bugey are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Living in Ambérieu-en-bugey - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 88.9 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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