Orcier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orcier: highlights and tourist information

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Orcier is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 52 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Orcier is 420 kilometres from Paris).

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!


... 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

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)

  • Evian-les-Bains (13km)

Geography and distances

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