Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte in Savoie

Photo is of Chambery at 15 km from Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

Visit Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte 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-de-la-Porte in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 15 km and Aix-les-Bains at 22 km.

Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

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

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

See Valmorel guide
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Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Talloires

Talloires

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

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 34 km (direction north-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
Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meribel guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Beaufort guide
Belley

Belley

at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Courchevel

Courchevel

Ski resort at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Courchevel guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (15km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (19km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (23km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, France

What to do at Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte? 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-la-Porte.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (15km)
  • Chartreuse (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (23km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (26km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (19km)
  • Roc de Chere (33km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (34km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (37km)
  • Mont Veyrier (39km)
  • Gorges du Fier (39km)
  • Mont Jalla (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte is in the east of France at 17 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

Canton: Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73250

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

from Chambery (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 678 km

from Nice: 225 km

from Bordeaux: 531 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbin, Betton-Bettonet, Chamousset, Chateauneuf, Coise-Saint-Jean-Pied-Gauthier, Cruet, Hauteville, La Thuile, Planaise, Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny, Villard-d'Hery and Villard-Leger.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

 
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