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Saint-Jean-de-Couz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Couz in Savoie

Photo is of Chambery at 14 km from Saint-Jean-de-Couz

Visit Saint-Jean-de-Couz: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-Couz is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 14 km and Les-7-Laux at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jean-de-Couz, 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-de-Couz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 14 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort...

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Grenoble guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Isere department

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

See Vizille guide


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

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 50 km (direction east)

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

See Valmorel guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide


at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Isere department

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

See Cremieu guide


at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-Couz


Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Couz

  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (14km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (21km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Saint-Jean-de-Couz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-Couz, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (47km)
  • Cremieu (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (9km)
  • Massif des Bauges (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (16km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (20km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (29km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (8km)
  • Mont Jalla (30km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (40km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (51km)
  • Roc de Chere (52km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (55km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (14km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (26km)
  • Morestel (36km)
  • Saint-Gervais (40km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (58km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Couz is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Couz is 459 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Couz

Canton: Échelles

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73160

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Couz

from Chambery (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 459 km

from Calais: 677 km

from Nice: 227 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Jean-de-Couz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attignat-Oncin, Corbel, Entre-Deux-Guiers, Entremont-le-Vieux, La Bauche, Les Echelles, Saint-Christophe, Saint-Christophe-sur-Guiers, Saint-Franc, Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont, Saint-Pierre-d'Entremont, Saint-Pierre-de-Genebroz and Saint-Thibaud-de-Couz.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-Couz

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