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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

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.

Sallanches is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Sallanches is 457 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Sallanches include "recommended detour".

Popular places to visit nearby include Megeve at 9 km and La Clusaz at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sallanches, 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 Sallanches in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

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

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

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