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Megeve tourism and travel guide

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Visit Megeve: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and also an active town

Megeve is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Megeve. For detailed visitor information see the Megeve travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Megeve include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Sallanches at 9 km and Beaufort at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Megeve, 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 Megeve 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 east-north-east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 9 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Sallanches guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

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

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

See Beaufort guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide
 
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Chamonix

Chamonix

Ski resort at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chamonix guide
Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Albertville guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Les Arcs guide
Morzine

Morzine

Ski resort at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Morzine guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 37 km (direction west)

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an exceptional...

See Lake Annecy guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 38 km (direction west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide

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Map of places to visit near Megeve

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Markets in and near Megeve

Market days in Megeve: weekly market: Friday;

  • Megeve: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (8km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (9km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (20km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (23km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (23km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Megeve, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Megeve, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (59km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Colombière (19km)
  • Le Brévent (19km)
  • Mont Blanc (19km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (19km)
  • Col de Romme (20km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (20km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (21km)
  • Lac Cornu (21km)
  • Montenvers (25km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (25km)
  • Mer de Glace (26km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (29km)
  • Mole (30km)
  • Roc de Chere (32km)
  • Mont Veyrier (34km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (37km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (39km)

Towns of Art and history

 
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Geography and distances

Megeve is in the east of France at 38 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Megeve is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Megeve

Canton: Sallanches

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74120

Distance to Megeve

from Annecy (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 666 km

from Nice: 245 km

from Bordeaux: 573 km

from Strasbourg: 315 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combloux, Demi-Quartier and Praz-sur-Arly.

This page in French: Visiter Megeve

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