Maxilly-sur-Leman tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Evian at 4 km from Maxilly-sur-Leman

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Maxilly-sur-Leman is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Maxilly-sur-Leman in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Evian at 4 km and Thonon les Bains at 13 km.

Maxilly-sur-Leman, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around the...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit,...

See Abondance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Avoriaz guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide

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Map of places to visit near Maxilly-sur-Leman


Markets in and near Maxilly-sur-Leman

  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (2km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (15km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (27km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (27km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (33km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (36km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Maxilly-sur-Leman, France

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

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)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (4km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (24km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (23km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (24km)
  • Mole (35km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (40km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (41km)
  • Col de Romme (41km)
  • Lac des Rousses (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Maxilly-sur-Leman is in the east of France at 66 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Maxilly-sur-Leman is 421 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maxilly-sur-Leman

Canton: Évian-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74500

Distance to Maxilly-sur-Leman

from Annecy (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 421 km

from Calais: 615 km

from Nice: 304 km

from Bordeaux: 587 km

from Strasbourg: 257 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Maxilly-sur-Leman from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernex, Evian-les-Bains, Feternes, Larringes, Lugrin, Neuvecelle, Saint-Paul-en-Chablais, Thollon-les-Memises and Vinzier.

This page in French: Visiter Maxilly-sur-Leman