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Ecole tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Albertville at 18 km from Ecole

Visit Ecole: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Albertville at 18 km and Aix-les-Bains at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecole, 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 Ecole in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Albertville

Albertville

at 18 km (direction east)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 20 km (direction west)

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on...

See Talloires guide
 
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Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 23 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make...

See Lake Annecy guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the...

See Valmorel guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 33 km (direction east)

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which attracts...

See Beaufort guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide
Meribel

Meribel

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

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide
Belley

Belley

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les...

See Les-7-Laux guide

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Map of places to visit near Ecole

 
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Markets in and near Ecole

  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (17km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Ecole, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ecole, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (5km)
  • Chartreuse (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (24km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (22km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (23km)
  • Mont Veyrier (28km)
  • Mont Granier (28km)
  • Gorges du Fier (30km)
  • Col de la Colombière (45km)
  • Col de Romme (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Ecole is in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Ecole is 458 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecole

Canton: Châtelard

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73630

Distance to Ecole

from Chambery (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 458 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 234 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 347 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillon-le-Vieux, Doucy-en-Bauges, Jarsy, La Compote, La Motte-en-Bauges, Le Chatelard and Sainte-Reine.

This page in French: Visiter Ecole

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