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La Compote tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Albertville at 18 km from La Compote

Visit La Compote: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Albertville at 18 km and Aix-les-Bains at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Compote, 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 Compote in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Albertville guide


at 19 km (direction west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chambery guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide


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

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

See Valmorel guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Beaufort guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide


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

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

See Megeve guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Compote


Markets in and near La Compote

  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (20km)
  • Albens: market Friday (21km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)

More information about La Compote, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Compote, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (46km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (46km)
  • Sallanches (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (3km)
  • Chartreuse (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (24km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (20km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (21km)
  • Mont Veyrier (26km)
  • Gorges du Fier (28km)
  • Mont Granier (29km)
  • Col de la Colombière (43km)
  • Col de Romme (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Compote is in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: La Compote is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Compote

Canton: Châtelard

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73630

Distance to La Compote

from Chambery (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 668 km

from Nice: 235 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 346 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillon-le-Vieux, Arith, Doucy-en-Bauges, Ecole, Jarsy, La Motte-en-Bauges, Le Chatelard and Lescheraines.

This page in French: Visiter La Compote

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