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Saint-Jean-de-Sixt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Jean-de-Sixt in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of La Clusaz at 2 km from Saint-Jean-de-Sixt

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Clusaz at 2 km and Talloires at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 2 km (direction south-east)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very popular...

See La Clusaz guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talloires guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 18 km (direction east)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
 
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Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and...

See Megeve guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Annecy guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 24 km (direction east)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 28 km (direction south), in the Savoie department

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

See Albertville guide
Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
Chamonix

Chamonix

Ski resort at 35 km (direction east)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide
Morzine

Morzine

Ski resort at 37 km (direction north-east)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski...

See Morzine guide

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

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

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Markets in and near Saint-Jean-de-Sixt

  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (2km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (3km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (8km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (18km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (20km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (21km)

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

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

What to do at Saint-Jean-de-Sixt? 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-Sixt.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (47km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (31km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Colombière (9km)
  • Mont Veyrier (18km)
  • Col de Romme (18km)
  • Roc de Chere (18km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (20km)
  • Mole (21km)
  • Gorges du Fier (29km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (31km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (32km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (32km)
  • Le Brévent (33km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (34km)
  • Lac Cornu (34km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (36km)
  • Mont Blanc (37km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (37km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (38km)
  • Montenvers (40km)
  • Mer de Glace (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jean-de-Sixt is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jean-de-Sixt

Canton: Thônes

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74450

Distance to Saint-Jean-de-Sixt

from Annecy (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 652 km

from Nice: 256 km

from Bordeaux: 558 km

from Strasbourg: 313 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Entremont, La Clusaz, Le Grand-Bornand and Les Villards-sur-Thones.

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

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