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Ugine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ugine in Savoie

Photo is of Albertville at 9 km from Ugine

Visit Ugine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Albertville at 9 km and Beaufort at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ugine, 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 Ugine in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Beaufort guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 18 km (direction east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide


Ski resort at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Megeve guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 22 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Sallanches guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great...

See Annecy guide


Ski resort at 30 km (direction south)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm...

See Valmorel guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

Centred around Bourg-Saint-Maurice and within the Paradiski ski region, the Les...

See Les Arcs guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ugine


Markets in and near Ugine

  • Albertville: market Thursday (9km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (17km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (18km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (20km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Lescheraines: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Ugine, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ugine, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (42km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (44km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (45km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc de Chere (20km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (23km)
  • Mont Veyrier (25km)
  • Col de la Colombière (28km)
  • Col de Romme (34km)
  • Gorges du Fier (35km)
  • Mont Blanc (36km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (38km)
  • Le Brévent (38km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (39km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (40km)
  • Mole (40km)
  • Lac Cornu (41km)
  • Montenvers (44km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (44km)
  • Mer de Glace (44km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (49km)
  • Mont Granier (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Ugine is in the east of France at 44 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Ugine is 462 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ugine

Canton: Ugine

Arrondissement: Albertville

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73400

Distance to Ugine

from Chambery (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 462 km

from Calais: 670 km

from Nice: 237 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allondaz, Cesarches, Cohennoz, Le Bouchet, Marlens, Marthod, Queige and Thenesol.

This page in French: Visiter Ugine

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