Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most visited for the easy access to several very scenic natural highlights

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. For detailed visitor information see the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval travel guide.

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval 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 52 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is 456 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Avoriaz at 15 km and Chamonix at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, 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 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval 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 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

Markets in and near Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

  • Samoens: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (14km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (15km)
  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (17km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (17km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (19km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (25km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (25km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)

More information about Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (5km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (39km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Rouget (0km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (6km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (7km)
  • Lac Cornu (12km)
  • Le Brévent (14km)
  • Col de Romme (16km)
  • Montenvers (18km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (20km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (21km)
  • Mer de Glace (21km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (21km)
  • Col de la Colombière (24km)
  • Mole (25km)
  • Mont Blanc (26km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (27km)
  • Roc de Chere (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

Canton: Samoens

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74740

Distance to Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

from Annecy (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 456 km

from Calais: 654 km

from Nice: 264 km

from Bordeaux: 589 km

from Strasbourg: 291 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Samoens.

This page in French: Visiter Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval