Sainte-Helene-du-Lac tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chambery at 14 km from Sainte-Helene-du-Lac

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Sainte-Helene-du-Lac 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 Sainte-Helene-du-Lac in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 14 km and Les-7-Laux at 21 km.

Sainte-Helene-du-Lac, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chambery guide


Ski resort at 21 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


at 26 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Valmorel guide
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at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Albertville guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Meribel guide


at 42 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


Ski resort at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 43 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


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


Ski resort at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Courchevel guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

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

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Annecy guide

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Map of places to visit near Sainte-Helene-du-Lac


Markets in and near Sainte-Helene-du-Lac

  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Challes-les-Eaux: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Chambery: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (17km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Sainte-Helene-du-Lac, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (32km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (23km)
  • Massif des Bauges (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (16km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (24km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (11km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (30km)
  • Mont Jalla (41km)
  • Roc de Chere (42km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (43km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sainte-Helene-du-Lac is in the east of France at 15 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Helene-du-Lac is 468 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Helene-du-Lac

Canton: Montmélian

Arrondissement: Chambéry

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73800

Distance to Sainte-Helene-du-Lac

from Chambery (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 468 km

from Calais: 683 km

from Nice: 220 km

from Bordeaux: 525 km

from Strasbourg: 368 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sainte-Helene-du-Lac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbin, Arvillard, Chapareillan, Chignin, Cruet, Detrier, Francin, La Chapelle-Blanche, La Croix-de-la-Rochette, La Rochette, La Thuile, Laissaud, Le Moutaret, Les Marches, Les Mollettes, Montmelian, Myans, Planaise, Pontcharra, Presle, Rotherens, Saint-Jeoire-Prieure, Saint-Pierre-de-Soucy, Villard-d'Hery, Villard-Sallet and Villaroux.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Helene-du-Lac


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