Allevard tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les-7-Laux at 11 km from Allevard

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Allevard is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Allevard in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-7-Laux at 11 km and Chambery at 23 km.

Allevard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 11 km (direction south-west)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide
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at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction south)

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


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

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

See Meribel guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 41 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


at 42 km (direction south-west)

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction south)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide


at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide

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Markets in and near Allevard

Market days in Allevard: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Allevard: market Thursday (0km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (10km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (17km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (19km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Allevard, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (25km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (21km)
  • Massif des Bauges (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (10km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (32km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (33km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (42km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (14km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (21km)
  • Mont Jalla (34km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (36km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (42km)
  • La Meije (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Allevard is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Allevard is 477 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Allevard

Canton: Allevard

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38580

Distance to Allevard

from Grenoble (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 477 km

from Calais: 693 km

from Nice: 210 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 378 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arvillard, La Chapelle-du-Bard, Le Cheylas, Le Moutaret, Moretel-de-Mailles, Pinsot, Pontcharra, Saint-Maximin and Saint-Pierre-d'Allevard.

This page in French: Visiter Allevard


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