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Montgellafrey tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valmorel at 15 km from Montgellafrey

Visit Montgellafrey: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Valmorel at 15 km and Meribel at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montgellafrey, 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 Montgellafrey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Meribel guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Courchevel guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chambery guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 41 km (direction east)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure its year...

See Vanoise National Park guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Beaufort guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Arcs guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montgellafrey


Markets in and near Montgellafrey

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (17km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (20km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (29km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (31km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Montgellafrey, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montgellafrey, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (47km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (13km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (36km)
  • Chartreuse (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (29km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (39km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (46km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (20km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (30km)
  • Mont Granier (32km)
  • La Meije (43km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Montgellafrey is in the east of France at 37 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Montgellafrey is 488 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montgellafrey

Canton: Chambre

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73130

Distance to Montgellafrey

from Chambery (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 488 km

from Calais: 701 km

from Nice: 202 km

from Bordeaux: 544 km

from Strasbourg: 371 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chambre, La Chapelle, Montaimont, Notre-Dame-du-Cruet, Saint-Avre, Saint-Etienne-de-Cuines, Saint-Francois-Longchamp, Saint-Leger, Saint-Martin-sur-la-Chambre, Saint-Remy-de-Maurienne and Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines.

This page in French: Visiter Montgellafrey

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