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Saint-Franc tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 17 km from Saint-Franc

Visit Saint-Franc: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 17 km and Aix-les-Bains at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 26 km (direction north-east)

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

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

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Belley

Belley

at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
 
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Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 34 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Grenoble guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 46 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille...

See Vizille guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 54 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Franc

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Markets in and near Saint-Franc

  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (12km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (22km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (24km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Franc, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (12km)
  • Massif des Bauges (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (19km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (22km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (14km)
  • Mont Jalla (32km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (46km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (52km)
  • Roc de Chere (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (21km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (12km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (25km)
  • Morestel (29km)
  • Saint-Gervais (38km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Franc is in the east of France at 16 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Franc is 454 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Franc

Canton: Échelles

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73360

Distance to Saint-Franc

from Chambery (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 454 km

from Calais: 672 km

from Nice: 233 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aiguebelette-le-Lac, Attignat-Oncin, Domessin, La Bauche, La Bridoire, Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Lepin-le-Lac, Saint-Albin-de-Vaulserre, Saint-Beron, Saint-Bueil, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Christophe-sur-Guiers, Saint-Jean-de-Couz, Saint-Martin-de-Vaulserre, Saint-Pierre-de-Genebroz and Voissant.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Franc

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