Veigy-Foncenex tourism and travel guide

Photo of Veigy-Foncenex in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Yvoire at 12 km from Veigy-Foncenex

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Yvoire at 12 km and Divonne-les-Bains at 14 km.

Veigy-Foncenex, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Yvoire guide


at 14 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now has a leisure lake and...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Evian guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Abondance guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Avoriaz guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

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

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

See La Clusaz guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide


at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy, enhanced further...

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty village on the banks...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 46 km (direction south)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide

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Map of places to visit near Veigy-Foncenex


Markets in and near Veigy-Foncenex

  • Douvaine: market Sunday (5km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (7km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (10km)
  • Ferney-Voltaire: market Saturday (12km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Divonne-les-Bains: market Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (15km)
  • Gex: market Saturday (17km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (18km)

More information about Veigy-Foncenex, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Veigy-Foncenex, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (12km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (13km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (28km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (19km)
  • Col de la Faucille (22km)
  • Mole (23km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (26km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (28km)
  • Lac des Rousses (30km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (31km)
  • Col de la Colombière (35km)
  • Col de Romme (36km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (40km)
  • Mont Veyrier (41km)
  • Lacs d'Étival (44km)
  • Gorges du Fier (45km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (46km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (46km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (46km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (48km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (49km)
  • Lac de Narlay (50km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (50km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (50km)
  • Lac du Vernois (51km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (51km)
  • Lac du Fioget (52km)
  • Lac du Val (53km)
  • Lac de Chambly (55km)
  • Lac Cornu (57km)
  • Le Brévent (58km)
  • Lac de Chalain (58km)
  • Confluence - Le Hérisson (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Veigy-Foncenex is in the east of France at 40 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Veigy-Foncenex is 411 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Veigy-Foncenex

Canton: Douvaine

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74140

Distance to Veigy-Foncenex

from Annecy (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 411 km

from Calais: 613 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 556 km

from Strasbourg: 281 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Veigy-Foncenex from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ballaison, Douvaine, Juvigny, Loisin, Machilly, Massongy and Saint-Cergues.

This page in French: Visiter Veigy-Foncenex