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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Haute-Savoie (department)?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 12,869 vacation rentals near Haute-Savoie (department). From 2,493 Chalets to 3,547 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Haute-Savoie (department) area.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Haute-Savoie (department). From travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Annecy: 1,423 vacation rentals
  • Les Houches: 4,012 vacation rentals
  • Samoens: 6,257 vacation rentals
  • Le Grand-Bornand: 4,071 vacation rentals
  • Sevrier: 1,223 vacation rentals

And offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Haute-Savoie (department)! 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 Haute-Savoie (department)?

Whether you're traveling 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 Haute-Savoie (department):

  • Annecy: 1,423 rentals
  • Les Houches: 4,012 rentals
  • Samoens: 6,257 rentals
  • Le Grand-Bornand: 4,071 rentals
  • Sevrier: 1,223 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 traveling by plane to Haute-Savoie (department)?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Haute-Savoie (department) are:

  • Annecy (NCY-Annecy - Haute-Savoie): 3,270 vacation rentals
  • Megeve (MVV): 10,402 vacation rentals
  • Sallanches (XSN): 8,555 vacation 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 holidays in Haute-Savoie (department)? offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Haute-Savoie (department). From travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Les Autannes Ski Lift: 6,884 rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Station: 6,118 rentals
  • Morzine-Avoriaz Golf Club: 5,169 rentals
  • Bettex-Arbois Ski Lift: 8,042 rentals
  • Croix Fry Ski Lift: 6,536 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Haute-Savoie (department) 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.

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