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La Forclaz tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Forclaz in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Evian at 7 km from La Forclaz

Visit La Forclaz: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Evian at 7 km and Abondance at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Forclaz, 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 Forclaz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Evian guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates...

See Abondance guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


Ski resort at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Avoriaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


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

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 43 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 48 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix...

See Chamonix guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 59 km (direction south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 60 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Forclaz


Markets in and near La Forclaz

  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (9km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (9km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (19km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (24km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (25km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (29km)

More information about La Forclaz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Forclaz, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (7km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (23km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (28km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (15km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (16km)
  • Mole (27km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (32km)
  • Col de Romme (33km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (33km)
  • Col de la Colombière (38km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (39km)
  • Lac Cornu (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (45km)
  • Le Brévent (46km)
  • Montenvers (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

La Forclaz is in the east of France at 58 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: La Forclaz is 426 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Forclaz

Canton: Biot

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74200

Distance to La Forclaz

from Annecy (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 426 km

from Calais: 622 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 583 km

from Strasbourg: 266 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernex, Bonnevaux, Champanges, Chevenoz, Feternes, La Baume, La Vernaz, Larringes, Reyvroz, Vacheresse, Vailly and Vinzier.

This page in French: Visiter La Forclaz

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