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Orcier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Thonon les Bains at 6 km from Orcier

Visit Orcier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Thonon les Bains at 6 km and Evian at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orcier, 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 Orcier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 6 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evian guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Yvoire guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Abondance guide


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

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Avoriaz guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Ain department

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

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 46 km (direction south)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 52 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chamonix guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 53 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Orcier


Markets in and near Orcier

  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (6km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (13km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (15km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (18km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (20km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (22km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (22km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)

More information about Orcier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Orcier, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (11km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (14km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (12km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (16km)
  • Mole (23km)
  • Col de Romme (32km)
  • Col de la Colombière (36km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (36km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Lac des Rousses (37km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (39km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (40km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (43km)
  • Lac Cornu (48km)
  • Le Brévent (50km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (51km)
  • Montenvers (54km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (57km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (57km)
  • Lac de Narlay (58km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (59km)
  • Lac du Fioget (59km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Orcier is in the east of France at 52 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Orcier is 420 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orcier

Canton: Thonon-les-Bains-Ouest

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74550

Distance to Orcier

from Annecy (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 420 km

from Calais: 618 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 574 km

from Strasbourg: 270 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allinges, Anthy-sur-Leman, Armoy, Cervens, Draillant, Feternes, Lullin, Lully, Lyaud, Margencel, Perrignier, Reyvroz and Vailly.

This page in French: Visiter Orcier

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