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Franclens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Franclens in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Annecy at 28 km from Franclens

Visit Franclens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 28 km and Lake Annecy at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Franclens, 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 Franclens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Annecy

Annecy

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Belley

Belley

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
 
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Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Talloires guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Divonne-les-Bains

Divonne-les-Bains

at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse,...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 53 km (direction north-east)

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

See Yvoire guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 61 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a...

See Albertville guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 61 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Franclens

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Markets in and near Franclens

  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (8km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (10km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (13km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (22km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (25km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Franclens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (39km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (37km)
  • Cremieu (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (43km)
  • Massif des Bauges (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (44km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (22km)
  • Mont Veyrier (31km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (34km)
  • Roc de Chere (36km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (39km)
  • Col de la Faucille (39km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Franclens is in the east of France at 27 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Franclens is 408 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Franclens

Canton: Seyssel

Arrondissement: Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74910

Distance to Franclens

from Annecy (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 408 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 284 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 318 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Billiat, Challonges, Chanay, Chene-en-Semine, Chessenaz, Clarafond, Desingy, Eloise, Injoux-Genissiat, Lhopital, Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone, Surjoux, Usinens, Vanzy and Villes.

This page in French: Visiter Franclens

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