Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte in Savoie

Visit Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte: highlights and tourist information

Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte is situated in the Savoie, Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 17 km from Chambery, the department capital. (General information: Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte is 465 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 15 km and Aix-les-Bains at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte 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 Savoie

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

Local markets

  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (19km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions to visit near Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, 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 Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte and wondering what to do next!

aquarium
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (24km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (15km) [Map]
  • Chartreuse (32km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (23km) [Map]
  • Parc du château du Touvet (26km) [Map]
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (49km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (19km) [Map]
  • Roc de Chere (33km) [Map]
  • Lac d'Annecy (34km) [Map]
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (37km) [Map]
  • Mont Veyrier (39km) [Map]
  • Gorges du Fier (39km) [Map]
  • Mont Jalla (50km) [Map]

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

Canton: Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 73250

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

from Chambery (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 225 km

from Bordeaux: 531 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found 12 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte): Arbin, Betton-Bettonet, Chamousset, Chateauneuf, Coise-Saint-Jean-Pied-Gauthier, Cruet, Hauteville, La Thuile, Planaise, Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny, Villard-d'Hery and Villard-Leger.

This page in French: Visitez Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte