La Baume tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abondance at 8 km from La Baume

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La Baume 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 La Baume in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abondance at 8 km and Evian at 11 km.

La Baume, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit,...

See Abondance guide


at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide


Ski resort at 14 km (direction south-east)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski...

See Morzine guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide
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Ski resort at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make...

See Avoriaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction south-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 37 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 38 km (direction south)

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

See Sallanches guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide


Ski resort at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Megeve guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 56 km (direction south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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Map of places to visit near La Baume


Markets in and near La Baume

  • Abondance: market Sunday (8km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (13km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (14km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (15km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (22km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (24km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near La Baume, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (11km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (24km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (10km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (13km)
  • Mole (23km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (28km)
  • Col de Romme (28km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (30km)
  • Col de la Colombière (34km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (35km)
  • Lac Cornu (40km)
  • Le Brévent (42km)
  • Montenvers (46km)
  • Lac des Rousses (47km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (49km)
  • Mer de Glace (49km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (50km)
  • Mont Veyrier (54km)
  • Gorges du Fier (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Baume is in the east of France at 55 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: La Baume is 429 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Baume

Canton: Biot

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74430

Distance to La Baume

from Annecy (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 429 km

from Calais: 626 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 582 km

from Strasbourg: 270 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonnevaux, La Forclaz, La Vernaz, Le Biot, Reyvroz, Saint-Jean-d'Aulps, Seytroux, Vacheresse and Vailly.

This page in French: Visiter La Baume


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