Mercury tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mercury: highlights and tourist information

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Mercury is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Mercury is 464 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Albertville at 5 km and Beaufort at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mercury, 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 Mercury 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 Mercury

Markets in and near Mercury

  • Albertville: market Thursday (4km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (23km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (26km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (30km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Mercury, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Mercury, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Mercury.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (35km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Sallanches (37km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron (44km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (16km)
  • Chartreuse (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (37km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (21km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (24km)
  • Mont Veyrier (28km)
  • Gorges du Fier (34km)
  • Col de la Colombière (37km)
  • Mont Granier (40km)
  • Col de Romme (44km)
  • Mont Blanc (45km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (47km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (48km)
  • Le Brévent (48km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (50km)
  • Lac Cornu (51km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (54km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mercury

Canton: Albertville-Nord

Arrondissement: Albertville

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73200

Distance to Mercury

from Chambery (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 464 km

from Calais: 673 km

from Nice: 231 km

from Bordeaux: 549 km

from Strasbourg: 341 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albertville, Allondaz, Cesarches, Clery, Frontenex, Gilly-sur-Isere, Grignon, Marthod, Monthion, Notre-Dame-Des-Millieres, Pallud, Plancherine, Saint-Vital, Seythenex, Thenesol, Tournon and Verrens-Arvey.

This page in French: Visiter Mercury