Gresin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gresin in Savoie

Photo is of Belley at 18 km from Gresin

Visit Gresin: highlights and tourist information

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Gresin is situated in the 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 Gresin in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 18 km and Chambery at 20 km.

Gresin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction ), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

See Belley guide


at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Chambery guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux is busy...

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal of interesting...

See Grenoble guide


at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide


Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex, is listed...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Gresin


Markets in and near Gresin

  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (7km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (8km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (17km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (18km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (25km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)

More information about Gresin, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Gresin, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (26km)
  • Massif des Bauges (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (14km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (35km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (25km)
  • Gorges du Fier (42km)
  • Mont Jalla (45km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (47km)
  • Roc de Chere (48km)
  • Mont Veyrier (51km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (9km)
  • Morestel (18km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (20km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (39km)

Geography and distances

Gresin is in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Gresin is 440 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gresin

Canton: Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73240

Distance to Gresin

from Chambery (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 440 km

from Calais: 658 km

from Nice: 246 km

from Bordeaux: 497 km

from Strasbourg: 366 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aoste, Avressieux, Ayn, Belmont-Tramonet, Bregnier-Cordon, Champagneux, Gerbaix, Izieu, La Chapelle-Saint-Martin, Loisieux, Murs-et-Gelignieux, Rochefort, Romagnieu, Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers, Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens, Saint-Pierre-d'Alvey and Sainte-Marie-d'Alvey.

This page in French: Visiter Gresin