Saxel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saxel: highlights and tourist information

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Saxel 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 42 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Saxel is 420 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Thonon les Bains at 15 km and Yvoire at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saxel, 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 Saxel 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 Saxel

Markets in and near Saxel

  • Boege: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (10km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (11km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (12km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (15km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (16km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (16km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (21km)

More information about Saxel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saxel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saxel.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (15km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (21km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (31km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (9km)
  • Mole (16km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (18km)
  • Col de Romme (27km)
  • Col de la Colombière (29km)
  • Col de la Faucille (32km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (36km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (36km)
  • Lac des Rousses (37km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (40km)
  • Mont Veyrier (42km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (42km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (42km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (46km)
  • Roc de Chere (47km)
  • Lac Cornu (47km)
  • Gorges du Fier (47km)
  • Le Brévent (48km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (49km)
  • Montenvers (53km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (54km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (55km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (55km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (55km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (57km)
  • Mer de Glace (57km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (57km)
  • Lac de Narlay (58km)
  • Lac du Vernois (59km)
  • Lac du Val (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Evian-les-Bains (23km)
  • Megeve (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saxel

Canton: Boëge

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

Postcode: 74420

Distance to Saxel

from Annecy (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 420 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 291 km

from Bordeaux: 565 km

from Strasbourg: 279 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boege, Bogeve, Bons-en-Chablais, Brenthonne, Burdignin, Cervens, Fessy, Habere-Lullin, Habere-Poche, Lully, Machilly and Villard.

This page in French: Visiter Saxel