Challonges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Challonges: highlights and tourist information

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Challonges 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 26 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Challonges is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 27 km and Lake Annecy at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Challonges, 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 Challonges 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 Challonges

Markets in and near Challonges

  • Seyssel: market Monday (7km)
  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (11km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (15km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (18km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (24km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Albens: market Friday (27km)

More information about Challonges, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Challonges, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (36km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (38km)
  • Cremieu (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (41km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (20km)
  • Mont Veyrier (30km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (32km)
  • Roc de Chere (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Col de la Faucille (42km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Challonges

Canton: Seyssel

Arrondissement: Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74910

Distance to Challonges

from Annecy (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 281 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 320 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bassy, Chanay, Chene-en-Semine, Chessenaz, Clarafond, Corbonod, Desingy, Droisy, Franclens, Injoux-Genissiat, Lhopital, Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone, Surjoux, Usinens and Vanzy.

This page in French: Visiter Challonges