Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Annecy at 30 km from Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone

Visit Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 30 km and Lake Annecy at 31 km.

Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on...

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
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Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Talloires guide


at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of Bourg-en-Bresse, allow...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Clusaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Albertville guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone

  • Bellegarde-sur-Valserine: market Thursday all day (6km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (12km)
  • Valleiry: market Sunday (13km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Julien-en-Genevois: market Friday (22km)
  • Thoiry: market Sunday (23km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (24km)
  • Oyonnax: market Thursday & Saturday & Monday (26km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

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National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (38km)
  • Cremieu (57km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (42km)
  • Massif des Bauges (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (24km)
  • Mont Veyrier (33km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (35km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (37km)
  • Col de la Faucille (38km)
  • Roc de Chere (38km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone is in the east of France at 29 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone is 406 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone

Canton: Seyssel

Arrondissement: Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone

from Annecy (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 406 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 286 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 316 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Billiat, Challonges, Chene-en-Semine, Clarafond, Eloise, Franclens, Injoux-Genissiat, Leaz, Lhopital, Surjoux, Usinens, Vanzy and Villes.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-sur-Rhone


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