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Photo is of Abondance at 11 km from Novel

Visit Novel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Abondance at 11 km and Evian at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Novel, 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 Novel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 11 km (direction south-west)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates...

See Abondance guide


at 16 km (direction west)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known...

See Evian guide


Ski resort at 20 km (direction south)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location...

See Avoriaz guide


Ski resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski...

See Morzine guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 24 km (direction west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around...

See Thonon les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction south)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva...

See Yvoire guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction,...

See Sallanches guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 50 km (direction south)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix...

See Chamonix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Novel


Markets in and near Novel

  • Abondance: market Sunday (11km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (15km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (25km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (38km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (38km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (38km)

More information about Novel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Novel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (16km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (32km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (24km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (29km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (34km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (35km)
  • Mole (39km)
  • Col de Romme (41km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (42km)
  • Col de la Colombière (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Novel is in the east of France at 71 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Novel is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Novel

Canton: Évian-les-Bains

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74500

Distance to Novel

from Annecy (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 299 km

from Bordeaux: 597 km

from Strasbourg: 257 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Meillerie and Saint-Gingolph.

This page in French: Visiter Novel

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