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Sciez tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sciez in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Yvoire at 6 km from Sciez

Visit Sciez: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Yvoire at 6 km and Thonon les Bains at 8 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sciez, 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 Sciez in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Most Beautiful Village at 6 km (direction north-west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is extraordinarily...

See Yvoire guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is...

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a...

See Evian guide


at 18 km (direction west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide


at 27 km (direction east)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that...

See Abondance guide


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

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The use of local materials for building and the...

See Avoriaz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 47 km (direction south)

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-east)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main...

See Sallanches guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 52 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sciez


Markets in and near Sciez

  • Douvaine: market Sunday (6km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (9km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (17km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (19km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (21km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (21km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (22km)

More information about Sciez, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sciez, France

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

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 (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (6km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (17km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (17km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (24km)
  • Mole (25km)
  • Col de la Faucille (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (29km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (31km)
  • Col de Romme (37km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (38km)
  • Col de la Colombière (38km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (42km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (43km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (46km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (48km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (48km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (48km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (49km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (49km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (50km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (52km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (52km)
  • Lac du Fioget (52km)
  • Lac du Val (54km)
  • Lac Cornu (55km)
  • Lac de Chambly (56km)
  • Le Brévent (56km)
  • Lac de Chalain (59km)
  • Montenvers (61km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Sciez is in the east of France at 50 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Sciez is 412 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sciez

Canton: Thonon-les-Bains-Ouest

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74140

Distance to Sciez

from Annecy (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 412 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 300 km

from Bordeaux: 566 km

from Strasbourg: 271 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anthy-sur-Leman, Ballaison, Cervens, Douvaine, Excenevex, Fessy, Loisin, Lully, Margencel, Massongy, Nernier, Perrignier and Yvoire.

This page in French: Visiter Sciez

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