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Valmeinier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Valmeinier: highlights and tourist information

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Valmeinier is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 62 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Valmeinier is 514 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Val Thorens at 15 km and La Grave at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Valmeinier, 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 Valmeinier 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 Savoie

Map of places to visit near Valmeinier


Markets in and near Valmeinier

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (15km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (20km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (37km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (38km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (39km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (42km)

More information about Valmeinier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Valmeinier, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (19km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Aiguilles d'Arves (13km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (22km)
  • La Meije (24km)
  • Col de l'Iseran (50km)
  • Mont Granier (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Valmeinier

Canton: Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73450

Distance to Valmeinier

from Chambery (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 514 km

from Calais: 727 km

from Nice: 176 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montricher-Albanne, Orelle, Saint-Martin-d'Arc, Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne and Valloire.

This page in French: Visiter Valmeinier

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