Ballaison tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ballaison in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Yvoire at 8 km from Ballaison

Visit Ballaison: highlights and tourist information

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Ballaison is situated in the Haute-Savoie 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 Ballaison in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Yvoire at 8 km and Thonon les Bains at 13 km.

Ballaison, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction )

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily pretty and...

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evian guide


at 30 km (direction east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit, but be...

See Abondance guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski region in...

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make Avoriaz one...

See Avoriaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 47 km (direction south-east)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself is pleasant...

See Sallanches guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy, enhanced further...

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat to explore...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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Map of places to visit near Ballaison


Markets in and near Ballaison

  • Douvaine: market Sunday (2km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (12km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (14km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (16km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (17km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (18km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (19km)

More information about Ballaison, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ballaison, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (18km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (8km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (22km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (17km)
  • Mole (23km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (25km)
  • Col de la Faucille (25km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (29km)
  • Lac des Rousses (29km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (35km)
  • Col de Romme (35km)
  • Col de la Colombière (36km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (41km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (44km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (46km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (47km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (47km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (48km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (49km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (49km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Gorges du Fier (50km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (51km)
  • Lac du Fioget (52km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (52km)
  • Lac du Val (54km)
  • Lac Cornu (55km)
  • Lac de Chambly (56km)
  • Le Brévent (56km)
  • Lac de Chalain (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ballaison is in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Ballaison is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ballaison

Canton: Douvaine

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74140

Distance to Ballaison

from Annecy (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 298 km

from Bordeaux: 561 km

from Strasbourg: 276 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bons-en-Chablais, Brenthonne, Chens-sur-Leman, Douvaine, Loisin, Machilly, Massongy, Messery, Sciez and Veigy-Foncenex.

This page in French: Visiter Ballaison