Albens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Albens: highlights and tourist information

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Albens is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Albens is 436 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Albens

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)

More information about Albens, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Albens, France

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


  • 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)


Geography and distances

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