Cran-Gevrier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cran-Gevrier: highlights and tourist information

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Cran-Gevrier 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 3 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Cran-Gevrier is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 2 km and Lake Annecy at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cran-Gevrier, 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 Cran-Gevrier 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 Cran-Gevrier

Markets in and near Cran-Gevrier

  • Seynod: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (2km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (13km)
  • Albens: market Friday (18km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (18km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (21km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (24km)

More information about Cran-Gevrier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cran-Gevrier, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (28km)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (5km)
  • Mont Veyrier (7km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (8km)
  • Roc de Chere (11km)
  • Col de la Colombière (31km)
  • Mole (36km)
  • Col de Romme (39km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (45km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cran-Gevrier

Canton: Seynod

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74960

Distance to Cran-Gevrier

from Annecy (prefecture): 3 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 642 km

from Nice: 262 km

from Bordeaux: 534 km

from Strasbourg: 323 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cran-Gevrier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annecy, Annecy-le-Vieux, Argonay, Chavanod, Epagny, Lake Annecy, Lovagny, Metz-Tessy, Meythet, Montagny-les-Lanches, Nonglard, Poisy, Pringy, Sevrier, Seynod and Sillingy.

This page in French: Visiter Cran-Gevrier