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Saint-Jean-d'Arves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of La Grave at 18 km from Saint-Jean-d'Arves

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

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Saint-Jean-d'Arves is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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

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!

La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 32 km (direction south-south-east), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction north-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide


Ski resort at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction west), in the Isere department

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

See Grenoble guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Savoie

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)

Hotels near Saint-Jean-d'Arves

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

Saint-Jean-d'Arves is in the east of France at 49 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Arves is 503 kilometres from Paris).

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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