Montmelian tourism and travel guide

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Visit Montmelian: highlights and tourist information

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Montmelian is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Montmelian is 466 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 12 km and Les-7-Laux at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montmelian, 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 Montmelian 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 Montmelian

Markets in and near Montmelian

  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (12km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (18km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (24km)

More information about Montmelian, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Montmelian, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (22km)
  • Chartreuse (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (18km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (22km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (11km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (32km)
  • Roc de Chere (40km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (41km)
  • Mont Jalla (42km)
  • Gorges du Fier (45km)
  • Mont Veyrier (46km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Montmelian

Canton: Montmélian

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73800

Distance to Montmelian

from Chambery (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 466 km

from Calais: 681 km

from Nice: 222 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 366 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbin, Challes-les-Eaux, Chapareillan, Chignin, Cruet, Detrier, Francin, La Chapelle-Blanche, La Croix-de-la-Rochette, La Rochette, La Thuile, Laissaud, Les Marches, Les Mollettes, Myans, Planaise, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Saint-Pierre-de-Soucy, Sainte-Helene-du-Lac and Villaroux.

This page in French: Visiter Montmelian