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Les Echelles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 20 km from Les Echelles

Visit Les Echelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 20 km and Les-7-Laux at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Echelles, 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 Echelles in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chambery guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 28 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a...

See Grenoble guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
 
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Belley

Belley

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 40 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille...

See Vizille guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above...

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

Ski resort at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 58 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
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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Map of places to visit near Les Echelles

 
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Markets in and near Les Echelles

  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (6km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (13km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (18km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (19km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (20km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Les Echelles, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (6km)
  • Massif des Bauges (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (18km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (25km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (14km)
  • Mont Jalla (26km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (42km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (42km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (49km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (49km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (17km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (31km)
  • Saint-Gervais (34km)
  • Morestel (34km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Les Echelles is in the east of France at 19 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Les Echelles is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Echelles

Canton: Échelles

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73360

Distance to Les Echelles

from Chambery (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 227 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 381 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corbel, Entre-Deux-Guiers, La Bauche, Miribel-les-Echelles, Saint-Bueil, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Christophe-sur-Guiers, Saint-Jean-de-Couz, Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, Saint-Pierre-de-Genebroz and Voissant.

This page in French: Visiter Les Echelles

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