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Villaz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Villaz in Haute-Savoie

Photo is of Lake Annecy at 7 km from Villaz

Visit Villaz: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Lake Annecy at 7 km and Annecy at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villaz, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Villaz in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 7 km (direction south-west)

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it...

See Lake Annecy guide


at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Annecy guide
Veyrier du Lac

Veyrier du Lac

at 8 km (direction south)

The port area is among the highlights in this pretty...

See Veyrier du Lac guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 10 km (direction south)

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the...

See Talloires guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 19 km (direction east)

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

See La Clusaz guide


at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Sallanches guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Megeve guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Savoie department

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty...

See Albertville guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa...

See Aix-les-Bains guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Beaufort guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of...

See Belley guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ain department

A pleasant 19th century spa town, Divonne-les-Bains also now...

See Divonne-les-Bains guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Villaz


Markets in and near Villaz

  • Annecy-le-Vieux: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Annecy: market Tuesday all day & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Seynod: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Thones: market Saturday (13km)
  • La Roche-sur-Foron: market Thursday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (18km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (19km)
  • Reignier: market Saturday (21km)
  • Rumilly: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bonneville: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Villaz, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Villaz, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (37km)

National Monuments

  • Voltaire Chateau (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Massif des Bauges (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (43km)
  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Veyrier (6km)
  • Lac d'Annecy (11km)
  • Roc de Chere (12km)
  • Gorges du Fier (13km)
  • Col de la Colombière (23km)
  • Mole (27km)
  • Col de Romme (31km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (37km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Villaz is in the east of France at 6 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Villaz is 433 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villaz

Canton: Thorens-Glières

Arrondissement: Annecy

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74370

Distance to Villaz

from Annecy (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 433 km

from Calais: 641 km

from Nice: 264 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 316 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allonzier-la-Caille, Annecy, Annecy-le-Vieux, Argonay, Aviernoz, Charvonnex, Cuvat, Dingy-Saint-Clair, Lake Annecy, Les Ollieres, Naves-Parmelan, Pringy, Saint-Martin-Bellevue, Thorens-Glieres and Villy-le-Pelloux.

This page in French: Visiter Villaz

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