Annecy-le-Vieux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Annecy-le-Vieux: highlights and tourist information

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Annecy-le-Vieux is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 1 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Annecy-le-Vieux is 434 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Annecy at 2 km and Annecy at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Annecy-le-Vieux, 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 Annecy-le-Vieux 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 Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Annecy-le-Vieux

Markets in and near Annecy-le-Vieux

Market days in Annecy-le-Vieux: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (2km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (14km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (17km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (21km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Albens: market Friday (21km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (22km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Annecy-le-Vieux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Annecy-le-Vieux, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (32km)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (38km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (38km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Veyrier (3km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (7km)
  • Gorges du Fier (9km)
  • Roc de Chere (9km)
  • Col de la Colombière (27km)
  • Mole (32km)
  • Col de Romme (35km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (41km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Annecy-le-Vieux

Canton: Annecy-le-Vieux

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74940

Distance to Annecy-le-Vieux

from Annecy (prefecture): 1 km

from Paris: 434 km

from Calais: 643 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 320 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Annecy-le-Vieux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annecy, Argonay, Bluffy, Cran-Gevrier, Dingy-Saint-Clair, Epagny, Lake Annecy, Metz-Tessy, Meythet, Naves-Parmelan, Pringy, Saint-Martin-Bellevue, Seynod, Veyrier-du-Lac and Villaz.

This page in French: Visiter Annecy-le-Vieux