La Balme tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Balme: highlights and tourist information

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La Balme is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: La Balme is 433 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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Map of places to visit near La Balme

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)

More information about La Balme, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Balme, France

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 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)

Geography and distances

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