Francin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Francin: highlights and tourist information

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Francin is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 12 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Francin is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 11 km and Les-7-Laux at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Francin, 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 Francin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Francin

Markets in and near Francin

  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (13km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (18km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)

More information about Francin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Francin, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (22km)
  • Chartreuse (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (17km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (21km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (9km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (33km)
  • Roc de Chere (40km)
  • Mont Jalla (41km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (41km)
  • Gorges du Fier (44km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (21km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (23km)
  • Morestel (48km)
  • Saint-Gervais (54km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Francin

Canton: Montmélian

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73800

Distance to Francin

from Chambery (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 680 km

from Nice: 223 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apremont, Arbin, Challes-les-Eaux, Chapareillan, Chignin, Cruet, La Chapelle-Blanche, La Ravoire, La Thuile, Les Marches, Les Mollettes, Montmelian, Myans, Planaise, Saint-Baldoph, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Saint-Pierre-de-Soucy, Sainte-Helene-du-Lac and Villaroux.

This page in French: Visiter Francin