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Les Deserts tourism and travel guide

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Visit Les Deserts: highlights and tourist information

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Les Deserts is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Les Deserts is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 8 km and Aix-les-Bains at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Deserts, 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 Deserts 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 Savoie

Map of places to visit near Les Deserts

Markets in and near Les Deserts

  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (9km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Albens: market Friday (19km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Les Deserts, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Les Deserts, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (12km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (12km)
  • Chartreuse (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (12km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (18km)
  • Roc de Chere (29km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (29km)
  • Gorges du Fier (31km)
  • Mont Veyrier (34km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (46km)
  • Col de la Colombière (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Deserts

Canton: Saint-Alban-Leysse

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73230

Distance to Les Deserts

from Chambery (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 667 km

from Nice: 235 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Les Deserts from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillon-le-Jeune, Barby, Bassens, Drumettaz-Clarafond, Mery, Puygros, Saint-Alban-Leysse, Saint-Jean-d'Arvey, Thoiry and Verel-Pragondran.

This page in French: Visiter Les Deserts

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