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Saint-Jean-d'Arvey tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-d'Arvey in Savoie

Photo is of Chambery at 5 km from Saint-Jean-d'Arvey

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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 5 km and Aix-les-Bains at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-d'Arvey, 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'Arvey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

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
Belley

Belley

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
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

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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Talloires

Talloires

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

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

See Talloires guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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...

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...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Annecy

Annecy

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

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

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
Valmorel

Valmorel

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
Meribel

Meribel

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

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

See Meribel guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaufort guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

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

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

See Grenoble guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-d'Arvey

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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

  • 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)
 
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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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