Chignin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chignin: highlights and tourist information

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Chignin is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Chignin is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 8 km and Aix-les-Bains at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chignin, 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 Chignin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Chignin

Markets in and near Chignin

  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (16km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (19km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (20km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Chignin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chignin, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (20km)
  • Chartreuse (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (18km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (19km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (9km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (36km)
  • Roc de Chere (39km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (39km)
  • Gorges du Fier (42km)
  • Mont Jalla (42km)
  • Mont Veyrier (44km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (18km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (20km)
  • Morestel (45km)
  • Saint-Gervais (55km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chignin

Canton: Montmélian

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 73800

Distance to Chignin

from Chambery (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 226 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Arbin, Barberaz, Barby, Challes-les-Eaux, Curienne, Francin, La Ravoire, La Thuile, Les Marches, Montmelian, Myans, Puygros, Saint-Alban-Leysse, Saint-Baldoph, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure and Sainte-Helene-du-Lac.

This page in French: Visiter Chignin