La Roche-sur-Foron tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Roche-sur-Foron: highlights and tourist information

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La Roche-sur-Foron is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 22 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: La Roche-sur-Foron is 430 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for La Roche-sur-Foron include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 20 km and Lake Annecy at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Roche-sur-Foron, 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 Roche-sur-Foron in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near La Roche-sur-Foron

Markets in and near La Roche-sur-Foron

Market days in La Roche-sur-Foron: weekly market: Thursday;

  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (0km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (8km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (11km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (15km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (20km)

More information about La Roche-sur-Foron, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Roche-sur-Foron, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Roche-sur-Foron.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (53km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (45km)
  • Haut-Jura (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (32km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (34km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mole (12km)
  • Col de la Colombière (15km)
  • Col de Romme (21km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (21km)
  • Mont Veyrier (21km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (26km)
  • Roc de Chere (26km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (27km)
  • Gorges du Fier (28km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (36km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (38km)
  • Col de la Faucille (41km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (41km)
  • Lac Cornu (43km)
  • Le Brévent (43km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (44km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (48km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (48km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (49km)
  • Mont Blanc (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-sur-Foron

Canton: Roche-sur-Foron

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74800

Distance to La Roche-sur-Foron

from Annecy (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 430 km

from Calais: 634 km

from Nice: 273 km

from Bordeaux: 554 km

from Strasbourg: 300 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Roche-sur-Foron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amancy, Arenthon, Cornier, Etaux, Faucigny, La Chapelle-Rambaud, Pers-Jussy, Saint-Laurent, Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny, Saint-Sixt and Scientrier.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-sur-Foron