Saint-Jean-d'Arvey tourism and travel guide

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

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Saint-Jean-d'Arvey is situated in the 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-Jean-d'Arvey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 5 km and Aix-les-Bains at 13 km.

Saint-Jean-d'Arvey, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chambery guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


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

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

See Belley guide


Ski resort at 32 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
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at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 35 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 37 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meribel guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaufort guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Grenoble guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-d'Arvey

  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (13km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Albens: market Friday (23km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (23km)

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

What to do at Saint-Jean-d'Arvey? 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'Arvey.


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (14km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (16km)
  • Chartreuse (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (12km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (25km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (14km)
  • Roc de Chere (33km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (33km)
  • Gorges du Fier (35km)
  • Mont Veyrier (38km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (43km)
  • Mont Jalla (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Aix-les-Bains (13km)
  • Nances (15km)
  • Morestel (41km)
  • Saint-Gervais (58km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-d'Arvey is in the east of France at 6 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-d'Arvey is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-d'Arvey

Canton: Saint-Alban-Leysse

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73230

Distance to Saint-Jean-d'Arvey

from Chambery (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 233 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barberaz, Barby, Bassens, Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery, Curienne, Jacob-Bellecombette, La Ravoire, La Thuile, Les Deserts, Puygros, Saint-Alban-Leysse, Saint-Baldoph, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Sonnaz, Thoiry and Verel-Pragondran.

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


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