Villargondran tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Val Thorens at 17 km from Villargondran

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Villargondran is situated in the 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 Villargondran in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Val Thorens at 17 km and Meribel at 24 km.

Villargondran, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 17 km (direction east)

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

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Meribel guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction south-south-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave is also...

See La Grave guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the ski resort...

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Courchevel guide


Ski resort at 30 km (direction 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


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the scenic Vallée...

See Nevache guide


Ski resort at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine ski resorts...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for the Tour...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Vanoise National Park guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 38 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park in the...

See Ecrins National Park guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating many resorts...

See Serre Chevalier guide


Ski resort at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications, and also...

See Briancon guide


at 45 km (direction south-east)

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

See Albertville guide

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Markets in and near Villargondran

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (3km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (25km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (28km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (34km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (35km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (35km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (36km)

More information about Villargondran, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Villargondran, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (2km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (24km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (35km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (14km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (16km)
  • La Meije (29km)
  • Mont Granier (42km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (50km)

Geography and distances

Villargondran is in the east of France at 50 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Villargondran is 503 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villargondran

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73300

Distance to Villargondran

from Chambery (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 503 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 187 km

from Bordeaux: 548 km

from Strasbourg: 384 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Albiez-le-Jeune, Albiez-Montrond, Hermillon, Jarrier, Le Chatel, Montricher-Albanne, Pontamafrey-Montpascal, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis, Saint-Martin-de-la-Porte and Saint-Pancrace.

This page in French: Visiter Villargondran