Faucigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Faucigny in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of La Clusaz at 24 km from Faucigny

Visit Faucigny: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Faucigny in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 24 km and Morzine at 28 km.

Faucigny, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See La Clusaz guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Morzine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide
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at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 30 km (direction south-west)

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

See Annecy guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Talloires guide


Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


Ski resort at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Avoriaz guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Abondance guide

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Map of places to visit near Faucigny


Markets in and near Faucigny

  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (5km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (7km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (7km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (12km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (13km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (18km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Faucigny, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Faucigny, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (28km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (29km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mole (8km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (14km)
  • Col de la Colombière (17km)
  • Col de Romme (19km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (21km)
  • Mont Veyrier (28km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (32km)
  • Roc de Chere (33km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (33km)
  • Gorges du Fier (35km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (37km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (38km)
  • Col de la Faucille (38km)
  • Lac Cornu (42km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (42km)
  • Le Brévent (42km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (47km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (48km)
  • Lac des Rousses (48km)
  • Montenvers (48km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (49km)
  • Mont Blanc (50km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Faucigny is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Faucigny is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faucigny

Canton: Bonneville

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74130

Distance to Faucigny

from Annecy (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 631 km

from Nice: 278 km

from Bordeaux: 559 km

from Strasbourg: 294 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amancy, Arenthon, Bonne, Bonneville, Contamine-sur-Arve, Cornier, Etaux, Fillinges, La Roche-sur-Foron, La Tour, Marcellaz, Nangy, Peillonnex, Saint-Jean-de-Tholome, Scientrier, Ville-en-Sallaz and Viuz-en-Sallaz.

This page in French: Visiter Faucigny


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