Villard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villard in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Thonon les Bains at 17 km from Villard

Visit Villard: highlights and tourist information

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Villard 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 Villard in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Thonon les Bains at 17 km and Yvoire at 19 km.

Villard, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

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 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Yvoire guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Morzine guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

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

See Evian guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Abondance guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Avoriaz guide


at 28 km (direction west-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


Most Beautiful Village at 32 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 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Sallanches guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 35 km (direction south)

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

See La Clusaz guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

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

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

See Megeve guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-west)

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

See Lake Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 42 km (direction 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 Villard


Markets in and near Villard

  • Boege: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (8km)
  • Ville-la-Grand: market Sunday (14km)
  • Douvaine: market Sunday (15km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Annemasse: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (16km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (17km)
  • Gaillard: market Saturday (18km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Villard, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Villard, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Haut-Jura (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (19km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (22km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (27km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de la Diomaz (5km)
  • Mole (12km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (14km)
  • Col de Romme (23km)
  • Col de la Colombière (25km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (32km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (36km)
  • Col de la Faucille (37km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (37km)
  • Mont Veyrier (40km)
  • Lac de Lamoura (40km)
  • Lac des Rousses (42km)
  • Lac Cornu (43km)
  • Le Brévent (44km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (45km)
  • Roc de Chere (45km)
  • Cascade de la queue de cheval (46km)
  • Gorges du Fier (47km)
  • Montenvers (49km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (50km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (51km)
  • Mer de Glace (52km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (53km)
  • Mont Blanc (54km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (60km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villard is in the east of France at 41 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Villard is 425 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villard

Canton: Boëge

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74420

Distance to Villard

from Annecy (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 425 km

from Calais: 625 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 567 km

from Strasbourg: 281 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boege, Bogeve, Bons-en-Chablais, Burdignin, Habere-Lullin, Habere-Poche, Megevette, Onnion, Saint-Andre-de-Boege and Saxel.

This page in French: Visiter Villard