Verchaix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Verchaix in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval at 9 km from Verchaix

Visit Verchaix: highlights and tourist information

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Verchaix 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 Verchaix in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval at 9 km and Morzine at 10 km.

Verchaix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 9 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


Ski resort at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Morzine guide


Ski resort at 13 km (direction north-east)

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

See Avoriaz guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Sallanches guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Abondance guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chamonix guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Megeve guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Evian guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Thonon les Bains guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Yvoire guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Veyrier du Lac guide

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Map of places to visit near Verchaix


Markets in and near Verchaix

  • Samoens: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (7km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (8km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Abondance: market Sunday (21km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (23km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Verchaix, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Verchaix, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (4km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (33km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade du Rouget (9km)
  • Col de Romme (11km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (12km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (14km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (15km)
  • Mole (17km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (18km)
  • Col de la Colombière (19km)
  • Lac Cornu (20km)
  • Le Brévent (22km)
  • Montenvers (26km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (28km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (29km)
  • Mer de Glace (30km)
  • Mont Blanc (33km)
  • Mont Veyrier (44km)
  • Roc de Chere (46km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Verchaix is in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Verchaix is 447 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Verchaix

Canton: Samoëns

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74440

Distance to Verchaix

from Annecy (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 447 km

from Calais: 646 km

from Nice: 270 km

from Bordeaux: 582 km

from Strasbourg: 288 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Araches-la-Frasse, La Riviere-Enverse, Morillon, Saint-Sigismond and Samoens.

This page in French: Visiter Verchaix