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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 15 km and Aix-les-Bains at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte

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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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