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La Balme tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Belley at 7 km from La Balme

Visit La Balme: highlights and tourist information

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La Balme is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Belley at 7 km and Aix-les-Bains at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Balme, 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 La Balme in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Belley

Belley

at 7 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is...

See Chambery guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

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

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

See Cremieu guide
 
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Annecy

Annecy

at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 47 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our...

See Perouges guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide

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Map of places to visit near La Balme

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Markets in and near La Balme

  • Belley: market Saturday (7km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (15km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (19km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (20km)
  • Albens: market Friday (20km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near La Balme, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (13km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (32km)
  • Chartreuse (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (13km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (31km)
  • Gorges du Fier (33km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (39km)
  • Roc de Chere (41km)
  • Mont Veyrier (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (14km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (15km)
  • Morestel (20km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Balme is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: La Balme is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Balme

Canton: Yenne

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73170

Distance to La Balme

from Chambery (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 649 km

from Nice: 254 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbignieu, Brens, Loisieux, Lucey, Massignieu-de-Rives, Nattages, Parves, Peyrieu, Premeyzel, Saint-Bois, Saint-Paul, Traize, Virignin and Yenne.

This page in French: Visiter La Balme

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