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Saint-Jean-d'Arves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Jean-d'Arves: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-d'Arves is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 49 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Arves is 503 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Grave at 18 km and Les-7-Laux at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-d'Arves, 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-Jean-d'Arves 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-Jean-d'Arves


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-d'Arves

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (10km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (18km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (25km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (26km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (28km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (30km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (30km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (32km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Saint-Jean-d'Arves, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-d'Arves, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (10km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (19km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (30km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (41km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (6km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (11km)
  • La Meije (22km)
  • Mont Granier (39km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (39km)
  • Mont Jalla (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-d'Arves

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73530

Distance to Saint-Jean-d'Arves

from Chambery (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 503 km

from Calais: 718 km

from Nice: 185 km

from Bordeaux: 539 km

from Strasbourg: 392 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-d'Arves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albiez-Montrond, Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves and Villarembert.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-d'Arves

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