Contamine-sur-Arve tourism and travel guide

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Visit Contamine-sur-Arve: highlights and tourist information

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Contamine-sur-Arve 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 28 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Contamine-sur-Arve is 427 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 25 km and Yvoire at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Contamine-sur-Arve, 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 Contamine-sur-Arve 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 Contamine-sur-Arve

Markets in and near Contamine-sur-Arve

  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (6km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (6km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (7km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (11km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (20km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (20km)

More information about Contamine-sur-Arve, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Contamine-sur-Arve, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (27km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (30km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mole (9km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (15km)
  • Col de la Colombière (18km)
  • Col de Romme (21km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (22km)
  • Mont Veyrier (28km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (33km)
  • Roc de Chere (33km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (34km)
  • Gorges du Fier (35km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (38km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)
  • Lac Cornu (43km)
  • Le Brévent (44km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (45km)
  • Lac des Rousses (46km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (49km)
  • Montenvers (49km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (50km)
  • Mont Blanc (52km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (56km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (36km)
  • Megeve (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Contamine-sur-Arve

Canton: Bonneville

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74130

Distance to Contamine-sur-Arve

from Annecy (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 427 km

from Calais: 630 km

from Nice: 279 km

from Bordeaux: 558 km

from Strasbourg: 293 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Contamine-sur-Arve from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amancy, Arenthon, Arthaz-Pont-Notre-Dame, Bonne, Bonneville, Cornier, Faucigny, Fillinges, Marcellaz, Nangy, Peillonnex, Pers-Jussy, Reignier, Saint-Jean-de-Tholome, Scientrier and Viuz-en-Sallaz.

This page in French: Visiter Contamine-sur-Arve