Giez tourism and travel guide

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Visit Giez: highlights and tourist information

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Giez is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 20 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Giez is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Talloires at 10 km and Menthon Saint Bernard at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Giez, 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 Giez in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Giez

Markets in and near Giez

  • Faverges: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (16km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (21km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (22km)

More information about Giez, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Giez, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (29km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (11km)
  • Chartreuse (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (32km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (50km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (11km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (13km)
  • Mont Veyrier (17km)
  • Gorges du Fier (23km)
  • Col de la Colombière (32km)
  • Col de Romme (40km)
  • Mont Granier (41km)
  • Mole (43km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (50km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Giez

Canton: Faverges

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74210

Distance to Giez

from Annecy (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 242 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 335 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chevaline, Doussard, Entrevernes, Faverges, Lathuile, Montmin, Saint-Ferreol and Seythenex.

This page in French: Visiter Giez