Valmorel tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the ski resort of Valmorel

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Valmorel. For detailed visitor information see the Valmorel travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Valmorel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Courchevel at 16 km and Albertville at 22 km.

Valmorel, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Meribel

Meribel

Ski resort at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Meribel guide
Courchevel

Courchevel

Ski resort at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with summer mountain...

See Courchevel guide
Albertville

Albertville

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Albertville guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 22 km (direction south-south-east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer season than...

See Val Thorens guide
 
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Beaufort

Beaufort

at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Beaufort guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Arcs guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure its year around popularity...

See Vanoise National Park guide
Tignes

Tignes

Ski resort at 36 km (direction east)

The ski resort of Tignes is made up of several smaller, interconnected villges...

See Tignes guide
Val d\'Isere

Val d'Isere

Ski resort at 41 km (direction east)

Home to the Alpine Ski World Cup and part of the Espace Killy ski...

See Val d'Isere guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux is busy...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 42 km (direction west)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to visit and...

See Chambery guide
Megeve

Megeve

Ski resort at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Megeve guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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Markets in and near Valmorel

  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (25km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: market Saturday (29km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (32km)
  • Faverges: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Le Chatelard: market Friday - seasonal market only (34km)

More information about Valmorel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Valmorel, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (24km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château du Touvet (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (34km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (41km)
  • Mont Granier (41km)
  • Roc de Chere (45km)
  • Col de l'Iseran (45km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (47km)
  • Mont Blanc (51km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (55km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

Valmorel is in the east of France at 44 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Valmorel is 487 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Valmorel

Canton: Moûtiers

Arrondissement: Albertville

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73440

Distance to Valmorel

from Chambery (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 487 km

from Calais: 697 km

from Nice: 208 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aigueblanche, Bonneval, Fontaine-le-Puits, La Lechere, Le Bois, Les Avanchers-Valmorel, Saint-Jean-de-Belleville, Saint-Oyen, Salins-les-Thermes and Villarlurin.

This page in French: Visiter Valmorel