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Saint-Sylvestre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Sylvestre in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Annecy at 11 km from Saint-Sylvestre

Visit Saint-Sylvestre: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Sylvestre is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Annecy at 11 km and Lake Annecy at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Sylvestre, 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-Sylvestre in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Annecy

Annecy

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
 
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Talloires

Talloires

at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Talloires guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 18 km (direction south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Belley

Belley

at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 32 km (direction east)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Albertville guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Megeve guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Sallanches guide
Valmorel

Valmorel

Ski resort at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Valmorel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Sylvestre

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Markets in and near Saint-Sylvestre

  • Rumilly: market Thursday (6km)
  • Albens: market Friday (8km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Culoz: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Aix-les-Bains: market Wednesday & Saturday all day (19km)
  • Seyssel: market Monday (19km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (19km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Sylvestre, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges du Fier (7km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (12km)
  • Roc de Chere (14km)
  • Mont Veyrier (14km)
  • Col de la Colombière (39km)
  • Mont Granier (42km)
  • Mole (45km)
  • Col de Romme (48km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Sylvestre is in the east of France at 12 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Saint-Sylvestre is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Sylvestre

Canton: Alby-sur-Chéran

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74540

Distance to Saint-Sylvestre

from Annecy (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 257 km

from Bordeaux: 527 km

from Strasbourg: 332 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Sylvestre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albens, Alby-sur-Cheran, Bloye, Boussy, Chapeiry, Chavanod, Etercy, Gruffy, Hery-sur-Alby, Marcellaz-Albanais, Marigny-Saint-Marcel, Montagny-les-Lanches, Quintal, Rumilly, Saint-Felix, Sales and Viuz-la-Chiesaz.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Sylvestre

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