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Vallorcine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vallorcine in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval at 12 km from Vallorcine

Visit Vallorcine: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval at 12 km and Chamonix at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vallorcine, 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 Vallorcine in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide
Chamonix

Chamonix

Ski resort at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chamonix guide
Avoriaz

Avoriaz

Ski resort at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Avoriaz guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide
 
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Morzine

Morzine

Ski resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Morzine guide
Sallanches

Sallanches

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Sallanches guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Megeve guide
Abondance

Abondance

at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Abondance guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Beaufort

Beaufort

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
Evian

Evian

at 47 km (direction north-west)

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

See Evian guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Albertville guide
Yvoire

Yvoire

Most Beautiful Village at 60 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Yvoire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Vallorcine

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Markets in and near Vallorcine

  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (14km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (23km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (25km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (26km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (27km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (31km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (32km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Vallorcine, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Vallorcine, France

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

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 (17km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (7km)
  • Lac Cornu (11km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (11km)
  • Montenvers (11km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (12km)
  • Le Brévent (13km)
  • Mer de Glace (15km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (18km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (18km)
  • Mont Blanc (23km)
  • Col de Romme (28km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (30km)
  • Col de la Colombière (36km)
  • Mole (38km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Vallorcine is in the east of France at 63 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Vallorcine is 466 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vallorcine

Canton: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74660

Distance to Vallorcine

from Annecy (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 466 km

from Calais: 662 km

from Nice: 261 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 290 km

Getting here

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

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This page in French: Visiter Vallorcine

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