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Photo is of Chambery at 4 km from Barby

Visit Barby: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 4 km and Aix-les-Bains at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Barby, 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 Barby in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 30 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Belley

Belley

at 32 km (direction west-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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Albertville

Albertville

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

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

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Valmorel guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Grenoble guide
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meribel guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 49 km (direction east-north-east)

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which attracts skiers...

See Beaufort guide

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

Map of places to visit near Barby

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Markets in and near Barby

  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (14km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (22km)
  • Albens: market Friday (24km)

More information about Barby, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Barby, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (44km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (18km)
  • Chartreuse (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (12km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (24km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (12km)
  • Roc de Chere (35km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km)
  • Gorges du Fier (37km)
  • Mont Veyrier (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (42km)
  • Mont Jalla (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (14km)
  • Nances (14km)
  • Morestel (41km)
  • Saint-Gervais (56km)
 
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Geography and distances

Barby is in the east of France at 5 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Barby is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barby

Canton: Saint-Alban-Leysse

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73230

Distance to Barby

from Chambery (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barberaz, Bassens, Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery, Chignin, Curienne, Jacob-Bellecombette, La Ravoire, La Thuile, Les Deserts, Montagnole, Puygros, Saint-Alban-Leysse, Saint-Baldoph, Saint-Jean-d'Arvey, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Sonnaz, Thoiry and Verel-Pragondran.

This page in French: Visiter Barby

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