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Les Contamines-Montjoie tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint Gervais Les Bains at 8 km from Les Contamines-Montjoie

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Les Contamines-Montjoie is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint Gervais Les Bains at 8 km and Megeve at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Contamines-Montjoie, 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 Les Contamines-Montjoie in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 8 km (direction )

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Megeve guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chamonix guide


at 16 km (direction west-south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 28 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

Centred around Bourg-Saint-Maurice and within the Paradiski ski region,...

See Les Arcs guide


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

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

See Albertville guide


at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Talloires guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Morzine guide


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

The ski resort of Tignes is made up of several smaller,...

See Tignes guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Avoriaz guide

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

Map of places to visit near Les Contamines-Montjoie


Markets in and near Les Contamines-Montjoie

  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (8km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (9km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (15km)
  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (15km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (25km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (29km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Contamines-Montjoie, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Blanc (11km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (13km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (14km)
  • Le Brévent (15km)
  • Lac Cornu (18km)
  • Mer de Glace (19km)
  • Montenvers (19km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (20km)
  • Col de Romme (26km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (27km)
  • Col de la Colombière (27km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (29km)
  • Mole (38km)
  • Roc de Chere (41km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (42km)
  • Mont Veyrier (43km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (43km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (46km)
  • Col de l'Iseran (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Les Contamines-Montjoie is in the east of France at 47 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Les Contamines-Montjoie is 472 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Contamines-Montjoie

Canton: Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74170

Distance to Les Contamines-Montjoie

from Annecy (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 472 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 239 km

from Bordeaux: 581 km

from Strasbourg: 317 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Les Contamines-Montjoie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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