Giez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Giez in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Talloires at 10 km from Giez

Visit Giez: highlights and tourist information

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Giez 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 Giez in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Talloires at 10 km and Menthon Saint Bernard at 13 km.

Giez, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Talloires

Talloires

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on the hill...

See Albertville guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
 
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Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Annecy guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 26 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which attracts skiers looking for...

See Beaufort guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 27 km (direction west), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and also an...

See Megeve guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to visit and...

See Chambery guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 34 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the ski resort...

See Valmorel guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sallanches guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the principal attraction...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Giez, France

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

Aquarium

  • 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Giez is in the east of France at 20 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Giez is 453 kilometres from Paris).

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