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Abondance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abondance: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit, but be sure to also visit the Saint abbey and its cloisters in the town

Abondance is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Morzine at 11 km and Evian at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abondance, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Abondance in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



Ski resort at 11 km (direction south-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning...

See Avoriaz guide


Ski resort at 11 km (direction south)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes...

See Morzine guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva...

See Yvoire guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main...

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is...

See Chamonix guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 43 km (direction south)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 48 km (direction south-west)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French...

See Megeve guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 61 km (direction south-west)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an...

See Lake Annecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near Abondance


Markets in and near Abondance

Market days in Abondance: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Abondance: market Sunday (0km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (14km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (16km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (21km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (27km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (28km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (32km)

More information about Abondance, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Abondance, France

What to do at Abondance? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Abondance.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (15km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (22km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (13km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (19km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (25km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (26km)
  • Mole (28km)
  • Col de Romme (30km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (33km)
  • Col de la Colombière (37km)
  • Lac Cornu (37km)
  • Le Brévent (40km)
  • Montenvers (42km)
  • Mer de Glace (45km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (46km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (47km)
  • Mont Veyrier (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Abondance is in the east of France at 61 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Abondance is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Abondance

Canton: Abondance

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74360

Distance to Abondance

from Annecy (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 290 km

from Bordeaux: 590 km

from Strasbourg: 268 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnevaux, La Chapelle-d'Abondance, Saint-Jean-d'Aulps and Vacheresse.

This page in French: Visiter Abondance

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