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Saint-Avre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valmorel at 18 km from Saint-Avre

Visit Saint-Avre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Valmorel at 18 km and Meribel at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Avre, 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 Saint-Avre in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 18 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Meribel guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 22 km (direction east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Courchevel guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of...

See La Grave guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 41 km (direction east)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure its...

See Vanoise National Park guide


at 44 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to...

See Nevache guide


at 46 km (direction north-east)

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which...

See Beaufort guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east-north-east)

Centred around Bourg-Saint-Maurice and within the Paradiski ski region, the Les...

See Les Arcs guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Avre


Markets in and near Saint-Avre

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (19km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (28km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (32km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Saint-Avre, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Avre, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (50km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (9km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (40km)
  • Chartreuse (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (34km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (47km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (48km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (16km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (26km)
  • Mont Granier (32km)
  • La Meije (39km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Avre is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Avre is 491 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Avre

Canton: Chambre

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73130

Distance to Saint-Avre

from Chambery (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 491 km

from Calais: 704 km

from Nice: 199 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Avre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chambre, Le Chatel, Montaimont, Montgellafrey, Montvernier, Notre-Dame-du-Cruet, Pontamafrey-Montpascal, Saint-Alban-Des-Villards, Saint-Etienne-de-Cuines, Saint-Martin-sur-la-Chambre, Saint-Remy-de-Maurienne and Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Avre

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