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-sees. Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Savoie a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Savoie

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation to and around Savoie

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

If you're traveling 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 14,664 house rentals near Savoie. From 1,416 Chalets to 354 Houses, find unique vacation rental 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 holiday trip or just for a weekend in Savoie. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Val-d'Isère: 2,561 vacation rentals
  • Courchevel 1850: 8,449 vacation rentals
  • Tignes: 5,970 vacation rentals
  • Brides-les-Bains: 5,661 vacation rentals
  • Val Thorens: 4,890 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in Savoie?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Savoie:

  • Val-d'Isère: 2,561 rentals
  • Tignes: 5,970 rentals
  • Brides-les-Bains: 5,661 rentals
  • Peisey-Nancroix: 6,688 rentals
  • Saint-Martin-de-Belleville: 7,042 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Savoie?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Savoie are:

  • Courchevel Airport (CVF): 10,045 home rentals
  • Albertville (XAV-Aerodrome de Albertville): 2,130 home rentals
  • Meribel Airport (MFX): 11,894 home rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Savoie. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Courchevel 1850: 8,449 vacation homes
  • Courchevel 1300 - Le Praz: 7,521 vacation homes
  • Val Thorens Ski Resort: 2,661 vacation homes
  • Méribel Centre: 11,715 vacation homes
  • Courchevel 1650: 11,614 vacation homes

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.

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