Gaillard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gaillard in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Divonne-les-Bains at 20 km from Gaillard

Visit Gaillard: highlights and tourist information

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Gaillard 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 Gaillard in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Divonne-les-Bains at 20 km and Yvoire at 23 km.

Gaillard, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 28 km (direction north-east)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evian guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Talloires guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Morzine guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Abondance guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Avoriaz guide

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Map of places to visit near Gaillard


Markets in and near Gaillard

Market days in Gaillard: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Gaillard: market Saturday (0km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (2km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (4km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (11km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (11km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (15km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (15km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (16km)

More information about Gaillard, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gaillard, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (23km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (36km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mole (21km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (22km)
  • Col de la Faucille (25km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (29km)
  • Col de la Colombière (29km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (31km)
  • Mont Veyrier (31km)
  • Col de Romme (33km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (33km)
  • Gorges du Fier (34km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (37km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (45km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (46km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (47km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (52km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Gaillard is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Gaillard is 415 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gaillard

Canton: Annemasse-Sud

Arrondissement: Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74240

Distance to Gaillard

from Annecy (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 415 km

from Calais: 619 km

from Nice: 288 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 291 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambilly, Annemasse, Arthaz-Pont-Notre-Dame, Bossey, Cranves-Sales, Etrembieres, Juvigny, Monnetier-Mornex, Reignier, Vetraz-Monthoux and Ville-la-Grand.

This page in French: Visiter Gaillard