Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Savoie

Enjoy the history and other features of Savoie. Well known for its skiing, mountain views and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Meribel Ski Resort and Trois Vallees Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Savoie

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Savoie a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Meribel Ski Resort (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Trois Vallees Ski Resort (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Val Thorens Ski Resort (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Telebourg Gondola (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Pierrafort Gondola (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Grand Domaine Ski Resort (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Savoie

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Savoie is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Col de la Madeleine (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Bellecote Glacier (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Bellecôte (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Pierre Tombante (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Mirande Lake (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Col du Telegraphe (19 mi / 30.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Savoie

Fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), the closest airport, located 54.4 mi (87.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Petit-Coeur-la-Léchère Station, Aigueblanche Station and Moûtiers Salins Brides-les-Bains Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Savoie?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 21,465 holiday rentals near Savoie. From 2,618 Chalets to 799 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Savoie for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Savoie?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Savoie. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Val-d'Isère: 2,852 holiday rentals
  • St-Martin-de-Belleville: 9,058 holiday rentals
  • Val Thorens: 5,462 holiday rentals
  • Courchevel: 8,162 holiday rentals
  • Tignes Le Lac: 757 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Savoie! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Savoie?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Savoie with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Val-d'Isère: 2,852 holiday homes
  • St-Martin-de-Belleville: 9,058 holiday homes
  • Courchevel: 8,162 holiday homes
  • Chambéry: 417 holiday homes
  • Sollières-Sardières: 2,318 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Savoie?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Savoie are:

  • Meribel Airport (MFX): 13,412 holiday houses
  • Courchevel Airport (CVF): 13,507 holiday houses
  • Albertville (XAV-Aerodrome de Albertville): 4,420 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Savoie?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Savoie. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Méribel Village: 13,447 holiday rentals
  • Tamie Abbey: 4,946 holiday rentals
  • Val Thorens Ski Resort: 10,352 holiday rentals
  • Méribel-Mottaret: 13,548 holiday rentals
  • Les Arcs 1800: 10,258 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Savoie listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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