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Monthion tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monthion in Savoie

Photo is of Albertville at 5 km from Monthion

Visit Monthion: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Albertville at 5 km and Valmorel at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Monthion, 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 Monthion in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 5 km (direction north-east)

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

See Albertville guide


Ski resort at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Valmorel guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaufort guide


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

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages on...

See Talloires guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Meribel guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

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

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Courchevel guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Megeve guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Chambery guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 34 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great...

See Annecy guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monthion


Markets in and near Monthion

  • Albertville: market Thursday (5km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (28km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)

More information about Monthion, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Monthion, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (19km)
  • Chartreuse (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (39km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (27km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (29km)
  • Mont Veyrier (33km)
  • Mont Granier (39km)
  • Gorges du Fier (39km)
  • Col de la Colombière (41km)
  • Mont Blanc (45km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (46km)
  • Col de Romme (47km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (48km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (49km)
  • Le Brévent (50km)
  • Lac Cornu (53km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (53km)
  • Montenvers (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Monthion is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Monthion is 469 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthion

Canton: Albertville-Sud

Arrondissement: Albertville

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73200

Distance to Monthion

from Chambery (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 469 km

from Calais: 679 km

from Nice: 226 km

from Bordeaux: 550 km

from Strasbourg: 345 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albertville, Bonvillard, Clery, Esserts-Blay, Frontenex, Gilly-sur-Isere, Grignon, Mercury, Notre-Dame-Des-Millieres, Plancherine, Saint-Vital, Sainte-Helene-sur-Isere, Tournon and Verrens-Arvey.

This page in French: Visiter Monthion

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