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Mercury tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mercury in Savoie

Photo is of Albertville at 5 km from Mercury

Visit Mercury: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Albertville

Albertville

at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Albertville guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Beaufort guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 21 km (direction north-west), 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 23 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
 
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Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Valmorel guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

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

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Annecy

Annecy

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

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

See Annecy guide
Megeve

Megeve

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

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and...

See Megeve guide
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Meribel guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chambery guide
Courchevel

Courchevel

Ski resort at 37 km (direction south-east)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Savoie

Map of places to visit near Mercury

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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

What to do at Mercury? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Mercury is in the east of France at 35 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Mercury is 464 kilometres from Paris).

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

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