Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval tourism and travel guide

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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

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval 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 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. For detailed visitor information see the Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval travel guide.

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Avoriaz at 15 km and Chamonix at 17 km.

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Ski resort at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Avoriaz guide


Ski resort at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Chamonix guide


at 17 km (direction south-west)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Megeve guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Abondance guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Evian guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-west)

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

See Yvoire guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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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

What to do at Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval? 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

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

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