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Saint-Francois-de-Sales tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aix-les-Bains at 11 km from Saint-Francois-de-Sales

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

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Saint-Francois-de-Sales is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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!

Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chambery guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
 
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Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 25 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 27 km (direction east)

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

See Albertville guide
Belley

Belley

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

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

See Belley guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Valmorel guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Beaufort guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 43 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski...

See Megeve guide

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

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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

What to do at Saint-Francois-de-Sales? 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

  • 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)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Francois-de-Sales is in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Francois-de-Sales is 450 kilometres from Paris).

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

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