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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

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".

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!

Morzine

Morzine

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

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

See Morzine guide
Avoriaz

Avoriaz

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

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

See Avoriaz guide
Chamonix

Chamonix

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

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix...

See Chamonix guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Sallanches guide
 
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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...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Megeve guide
Abondance

Abondance

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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...

See La Clusaz guide
Evian

Evian

at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Evian guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

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

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

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...

See Thonon les Bains guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

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

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

See Yvoire guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

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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)

 
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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

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