Named after the Ain river, the department of Ain is one of France's lesser known treasures and has played a reasonably large part in French history having roles in the Gallic wars and the French revolution. Being a historical department, Ain is laden with beautifully classic architecture; that, combined with Ain's rural setting, truly makes this destination perfect for sightseers who are looking for a relaxing holiday home in Ain. A popular tourist attraction close to Ain is the Fort l'Ecluse, a fortress which now operates as a museum and sees thousand of tourists daily. Our holiday homes in Ain can also provide you with a place near to the Alps for those who prefer to spend their holidays skiing. Ain's landscape is scattered with rivers, lakes and ponds making Ain's countryside a delight to look at. The department of Ain is bordered by its two main rivers, the river Saône and the river Rhône.
An area fit for all tastes.
Ain has great weather for lovers of summer, being in the south of France. This also means that Ain is in driving distance of Geneva and Lyon, so for those who want to experience more of france a holiday home Ain is perfect! Ain's capital city, Bourg-en-bresse, houses many churches, the most commonly visited of which is the astonishingly detailed Bourg-en-Bresse Cathedral. Ain also has an intricate network of railways making it easy to navigate around the department whenever you decide to leave your holiday home Ain. The sights and locations offered in Ain make such a destination perfect for both family holidays and romantic getaways in our holiday houses Ain.