Montcel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montcel: highlights and tourist information

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Montcel is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 18 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Montcel is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-les-Bains at 6 km and Chambery at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montcel, 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 Montcel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Montcel

Markets in and near Montcel

  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (7km)
  • Albens: market Friday (8km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (18km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (22km)

More information about Montcel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montcel, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (8km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (46km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (12km)
  • Chartreuse (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (13km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (20km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (21km)
  • Roc de Chere (22km)
  • Mont Veyrier (25km)
  • Mont Granier (29km)
  • Col de la Colombière (49km)
  • Mole (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montcel

Canton: Aix-les-Bains-Nord-Grésy

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73100

Distance to Montcel

from Chambery (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 656 km

from Nice: 246 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 345 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix-les-Bains, Chainaz-les-Frasses, Cusy, Epersy, Gresy-sur-Aix, La Biolle, Mognard, Mouxy, Pugny-Chatenod, Saint-Francois-de-Sales, Saint-Offenge-Dessous, Saint-Offenge-Dessus, Saint-Ours and Trevignin.

This page in French: Visiter Montcel