Saint-Francois-de-Sales tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Francois-de-Sales: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Francois-de-Sales is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Francois-de-Sales is 450 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-les-Bains at 11 km and Chambery at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Francois-de-Sales, 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-Francois-de-Sales in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Saint-Francois-de-Sales

Markets in and near Saint-Francois-de-Sales

  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (12km)
  • Albens: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (21km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Saint-Francois-de-Sales, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Francois-de-Sales, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Francois-de-Sales.


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (6km)
  • Chartreuse (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (16km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (21km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (21km)
  • Gorges du Fier (24km)
  • Mont Veyrier (26km)
  • Mont Granier (26km)
  • Col de la Colombière (47km)
  • Col de Romme (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Francois-de-Sales

Canton: Châtelard

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73340

Distance to Saint-Francois-de-Sales

from Chambery (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 450 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 240 km

from Bordeaux: 528 km

from Strasbourg: 347 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Francois-de-Sales from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aillon-le-Vieux, Arith, La Motte-en-Bauges, Le Noyer, Lescheraines, Montcel, Saint-Offenge-Dessous and Saint-Offenge-Dessus.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Francois-de-Sales