Megeve tourism and travel guide

Photo of Megeve in Haute-Savoie

Visit Megeve: highlights and tourist information

France This Way comment: Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and also an active town

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Megeve. For detailed visitor information see the Megeve travel guide

Megeve is situated in the Haute-Savoie, Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 38 km from Annecy, the department capital. (General information: Megeve is 463 km from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Megeve include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Sallanches at 9 km and Beaufort at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Megeve, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Megeve in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Megeve

Markets in and near Megeve

Market days in Megeve: weekly market: Friday;

Local markets

  • Megeve: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (8km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (9km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (20km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (23km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (23km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Megeve, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions to visit near Megeve, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Megeve and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

  • Cirque de Sixt Fer a Cheval (29km) [Map]

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (59km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (42km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (27km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Colombière (19km) [Map]
  • Le Brévent (19km) [Map]
  • Mont Blanc (19km) [Map]
  • Glacier des Bossons (19km) [Map]
  • Col de Romme (20km) [Map]
  • Lac d'Anterne (20km) [Map]
  • Aiguille du Midi (21km) [Map]
  • Lac Cornu (21km) [Map]
  • Montenvers (25km) [Map]
  • Cascade du Rouget (25km) [Map]
  • Mer de Glace (26km) [Map]
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (29km) [Map]
  • Mole (30km) [Map]
  • Roc de Chere (32km) [Map]
  • Mont Veyrier (34km) [Map]
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km) [Map]
  • Roc d'Enfer (37km) [Map]
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (39km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Megeve

Canton: Sallanches

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 74120

Distance to Megeve

from Annecy (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 245 km

from Bordeaux: 573 km

from Strasbourg: 315 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Megeve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Megeve): Combloux, Demi-Quartier and Praz-sur-Arly.

This page in French: Visitez Megeve