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Modane tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Val Thorens at 13 km from Modane

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Visit Modane: highlights and tourist information

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Modane is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 72 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Modane is 522 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Val Thorens at 13 km and Vanoise National Park at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Modane, 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 Modane 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 Modane

Markets in and near Modane

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (33km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (33km)
  • Val d'Isere: market Monday all day (37km)
  • Tignes: market Thursday all day & Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Tignes: market Sunday - seasonal market only (38km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (42km)

More information about Modane, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Modane, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Aiguilles d'Arves (27km)
  • La Meije (36km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (36km)
  • Col de l'Iseran (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Modane

Canton: Modane

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73500

Distance to Modane

from Chambery (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 522 km

from Calais: 732 km

from Nice: 173 km

from Bordeaux: 571 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aussois, Avrieux, Fourneaux, Freney, Saint-Andre and Villarodin-Bourget.

This page in French: Visiter Modane

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