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Albens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Albens in Savoie

Photo is of Aix-les-Bains at 11 km from Albens

Visit Albens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-les-Bains at 11 km and Annecy at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Albens, 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 Albens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Belley

Belley

at 20 km (direction west), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of...

See Belley guide
 
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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 22 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on the...

See Talloires guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 24 km (direction south)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a...

See Albertville guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 49 km (direction east)

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts,...

See Beaufort guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the...

See Valmorel guide
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 62 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely...

See Meribel guide

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Map of places to visit near Albens

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Markets in and near Albens

Market days in Albens: weekly market: Friday;

  • Albens: market Friday (0km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (8km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (20km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Albens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (18km)
  • Chartreuse (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (17km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (14km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (19km)
  • Roc de Chere (21km)
  • Mont Veyrier (22km)
  • Mont Granier (36km)
  • Col de la Colombière (47km)
  • Mole (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Albens is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Albens is 436 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Albens

Canton: Albens

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73410

Distance to Albens

from Chambery (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 436 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 340 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alby-sur-Cheran, Bloye, Cessens, Chainaz-les-Frasses, Epersy, Hery-sur-Alby, La Biolle, Marigny-Saint-Marcel, Massingy, Mognard, Saint-Felix, Saint-Germain-la-Chambotte, Saint-Girod, Saint-Offenge-Dessous, Saint-Ours and Saint-Sylvestre.

This page in French: Visiter Albens

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