Living + Teaching in Oyonnax, France

Population: 22,258
Département: Ain

Where to Drink

Where to Eat


La Renaissance
66 rue Anatole France

Les Saveurs d'Italie
7 rue Bichat

Le Zola
Place Emile Zola

À l'Endroit
11 Place Emile Zola

Le Bistrot de la Vapeur
4 rue Anatole France

Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee


Café de France
5 rue Anatole France

La Réserve
6 Cours de Verdun


Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


Musée de la Plasturgie
8 Cours de Verdun

  • Lac Génin
  • ac Nantua

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips


Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities

  • Nearby hiking + skiing
  • ce-skating in the winter
  • La Sarsouille
  • ac Génin

Housing Examples

  • 288€ per month for a studio (wifi + utilities included)

Worst Things About

Best Things About Oyonnax

  • Great cinema
  • The Centre Culturel Aragon
  • The local market on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday
  • Lack of good public transportation
  • There aren't a lot of things to do

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants

  • Oyonnax is located in a very beautiful region, take advantage of exploring!
  • Indulge in the good wine and cheese that France has to offer.
  • Oyonnax is great for people who are crazy about nature.


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