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Montmelian tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 12 km from Montmelian

Visit Montmelian: highlights and tourist information

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

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.

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!

Chambery

Chambery

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chambery guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 32 km (direction east)

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

See Valmorel guide
 
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Albertville

Albertville

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Meribel guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Belley

Belley

at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of...

See Belley guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 42 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a...

See Grenoble guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Courchevel

Courchevel

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Courchevel guide

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Map of places to visit near Montmelian

 
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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

What to do at Montmelian? 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Montmelian is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Montmelian is 466 kilometres from Paris).

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

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