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Le Grand-Bornand tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Clusaz at 4 km from Le Grand-Bornand

Visit Le Grand-Bornand: highlights and tourist information

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Le Grand-Bornand is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 4 km and Sallanches at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Grand-Bornand, 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 Le Grand-Bornand in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 4 km (direction south)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts...

See La Clusaz guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Megeve guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


at 23 km (direction west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal...

See Annecy guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts,...

See Beaufort guide


at 30 km (direction south), in the Savoie department

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

See Albertville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Chamonix guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction north-east)

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

See Morzine guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Grand-Bornand


Markets in and near Le Grand-Bornand

Market days in Le Grand-Bornand: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (0km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (4km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (10km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (16km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (18km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (18km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (23km)

More information about Le Grand-Bornand, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Grand-Bornand, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (50km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (28km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Colombière (7km)
  • Col de Romme (15km)
  • Mole (19km)
  • Mont Veyrier (19km)
  • Roc de Chere (20km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (21km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (30km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (30km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (30km)
  • Gorges du Fier (30km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (31km)
  • Le Brévent (32km)
  • Lac Cornu (33km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (35km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (36km)
  • Mont Blanc (36km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (37km)
  • Montenvers (38km)
  • Mer de Glace (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Grand-Bornand is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Le Grand-Bornand is 446 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grand-Bornand

Canton: Thônes

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74450

Distance to Le Grand-Bornand

from Annecy (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 446 km

from Calais: 651 km

from Nice: 258 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 311 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Le Grand-Bornand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Entremont, La Clusaz, Les Villards-sur-Thones and Saint-Jean-de-Sixt.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grand-Bornand

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