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Douvaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Douvaine in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Yvoire at 7 km from Douvaine

Visit Douvaine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Yvoire at 7 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 13 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Douvaine, 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 Douvaine in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction north-north-east)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva...

See Yvoire guide


at 13 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a...

See Evian guide


at 32 km (direction east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your...

See Abondance guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil...

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning...

See Avoriaz guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 46 km (direction south-south-east)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts...

See La Clusaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 48 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Douvaine


Markets in and near Douvaine

Market days in Douvaine: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Douvaine: market Sunday (0km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (12km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (15km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (15km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (19km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (20km)

More information about Douvaine, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Douvaine, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (8km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (23km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (19km)
  • Col de la Faucille (23km)
  • Mole (25km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (27km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (27km)
  • Lac des Rousses (27km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (33km)
  • Col de Romme (37km)
  • Col de la Colombière (37km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (39km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (44km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (45km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (45km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (46km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (47km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (47km)
  • Lac de Narlay (48km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (48km)
  • Lac du Vernois (49km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (50km)
  • Lac du Fioget (50km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (50km)
  • Lac du Val (52km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (52km)
  • Lac de Chambly (54km)
  • Lac de Chalain (56km)
  • Lac Cornu (57km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (58km)
  • Le Brévent (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Douvaine is in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Douvaine is 410 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Douvaine

Canton: Douvaine

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74140

Distance to Douvaine

from Annecy (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 410 km

from Calais: 611 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 276 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballaison, Bons-en-Chablais, Chens-sur-Leman, Excenevex, Loisin, Machilly, Massongy, Messery, Sciez and Veigy-Foncenex.

This page in French: Visiter Douvaine

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