Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Haute-Savoie

The lake and mountains create a pretty picture of Haute-Savoie. This romantic and relaxing city is known for its skiing, shopping and restaurants. Mont Blanc and Menthon Castle are just a couple of the must-sees. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Haute-Savoie

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Haute-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:

  • Bellevue Cable Car (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Planpraz Tram (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Aiguille du Midi Cable Car (23 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Planards Adventure Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Sea of Ice (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Evian Thermal Spa (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Haute-Savoie

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Haute-Savoie is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mont Blanc (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)
  • Parc de Merlet (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (25 mi / 40.3 km)
  • Lake Flaine (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Col des Aravis (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Mont Saleve (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Haute-Savoie

Fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.8 mi (31.9 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Bonneville Station, St-Pierre-en-Faucigny Station and Thyez Marignier Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Haute-Savoie?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 11,923 holiday lettings near Haute-Savoie. From 2,432 Chalets to 852 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Haute-Savoie is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Haute-Savoie?

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

  • Montriond: 2,736 holiday homes
  • Annecy: 1,433 holiday homes
  • Les Houches: 3,703 holiday homes
  • Samoëns: 5,639 holiday homes
  • Le Grand-Bornand: 3,508 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Haute-Savoie! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Haute-Savoie?

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

  • Montriond: 2,736 holiday lettings
  • Annecy: 1,433 holiday lettings
  • Les Houches: 3,703 holiday lettings
  • Samoëns: 5,639 holiday lettings
  • Le Grand-Bornand: 3,508 holiday lettings

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 Haute-Savoie?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Haute-Savoie are:

  • Meythet Airport (NCY): 3,057 self catering accommodations
  • Annemasse Airport (QNJ): 1,394 self catering accommodations
  • Sallanches (XSN): 9,593 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Haute-Savoie? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Haute-Savoie. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Les Autannes Ski Lift: 5,495 holiday rentals
  • Morzine-Avoriaz Golf Club: 4,243 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Station: 5,215 holiday rentals
  • Annemasse Machilly Station: 1,701 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Montroc-le-Planet Station: 5,715 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Haute-Savoie listed on 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 accommodations.

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