Sallanches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sallanches: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself is pleasant to explore

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sallanches. For detailed visitor information see the Sallanches travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Sallanches include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Sallanches in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Megeve at 9 km and La Clusaz at 16 km.

Sallanches, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Megeve guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 16 km (direction west)

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

See La Clusaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


Ski resort at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Chamonix guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 30 km (direction north-north-east)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make Avoriaz one...

See Avoriaz guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talloires guide


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

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

See Albertville guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates your visit, but be...

See Abondance guide

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Map of places to visit near Sallanches


Markets in and near Sallanches

Market days in Sallanches: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Sallanches: market Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (8km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (9km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (14km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (18km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (24km)

More information about Sallanches, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sallanches, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • La Roche-sur-Foron (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de Romme (11km)
  • Col de la Colombière (13km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (14km)
  • Le Brévent (16km)
  • Lac Cornu (17km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (17km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (19km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (21km)
  • Mont Blanc (22km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (22km)
  • Montenvers (22km)
  • Mole (23km)
  • Mer de Glace (25km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (28km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (31km)
  • Roc de Chere (35km)
  • Mont Veyrier (35km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sallanches is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Sallanches is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sallanches

Canton: Sallanches

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74700

Distance to Sallanches

from Annecy (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 457 km

from Calais: 659 km

from Nice: 253 km

from Bordeaux: 576 km

from Strasbourg: 306 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sallanches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Combloux, Cordon and Domancy.

This page in French: Visiter Sallanches