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Les Deserts tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 8 km from Les Deserts

Visit Les Deserts: highlights and tourist information

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Les Deserts is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant...

See Chambery guide


at 11 km (direction north-west)

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 29 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight...

See Belley guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Albertville guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les...

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm...

See Valmorel guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Beaufort guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide

... 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

Les Deserts is in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Les Deserts is 454 kilometres from Paris).

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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