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Beaufort tourism and travel guide

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Visit Beaufort: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which attracts skiers looking for a more 'personal' experience

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Beaufort. For detailed visitor information see the Beaufort travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Megeve at 16 km and Saint Gervais Les Bains at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Beaufort, 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 Beaufort in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Albertville

Albertville

at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Albertville guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and...

See Megeve guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 24 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide
 
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Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Centred around Bourg-Saint-Maurice and within the Paradiski ski region, the Les Arcs...

See Les Arcs guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Sallanches guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Valmorel guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 31 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Meribel guide
Chamonix

Chamonix

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

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Courchevel

Courchevel

Ski resort at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Courchevel guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Tignes

Tignes

Ski resort at 38 km (direction south-east)

The ski resort of Tignes is made up of several smaller, interconnected...

See Tignes guide

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Map of places to visit near Beaufort

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Markets in and near Beaufort

  • Albertville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (16km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: market Saturday (19km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (22km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (24km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (25km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (27km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (29km)

More information about Beaufort, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Beaufort, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Blanc (26km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (29km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (30km)
  • Col de la Colombière (32km)
  • Le Brévent (32km)
  • Roc de Chere (32km)
  • Lac Cornu (34km)
  • Col de Romme (35km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (35km)
  • Mer de Glace (35km)
  • Montenvers (36km)
  • Mont Veyrier (37km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (41km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (44km)
  • Mole (44km)
  • Gorges du Fier (47km)
  • Col de l'Iseran (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Beaufort is in the east of France at 54 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Beaufort is 472 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Beaufort

Canton: Beaufort

Arrondissement: Albertville

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73270

Distance to Beaufort

from Chambery (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 472 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 568 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hauteluce and Villard-sur-Doron.

This page in French: Visiter Beaufort

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