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, Vrbo 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 features

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)
How to get there

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 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 13,079 vacation rentals near Haute-Savoie (department). From 2,528 chalet rentals to 3,566 house rentals, 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 Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chamonix City Centre: 1,053 vacation rentals
  • Annecy Old Town: 495 vacation rentals
  • Megeve: 4,689 vacation rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 4,268 vacation rentals
  • Flaine: 499 vacation rentals

And Vrbo Canada 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):

  • Megeve: 4,689 rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 4,268 rentals
  • Flaine: 499 rentals
  • Les Gets: 3,893 rentals
  • Saint-Jean-dʼAulps: 3,451 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:

  • Sallanches (XSN): 9,655 vacation rentals
  • Annecy (NCY-Annecy - Haute-Savoie): 3,225 vacation rentals
  • Megeve (MVV): 11,035 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)?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Haute-Savoie (department). From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mont Blanc: 2,979 rentals
  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (XCF-Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Train Station): 6,722 rentals
  • Le Chinaillon: 8,320 rentals
  • Footpath "Si j'etais un arbre": 3,145 rentals
  • St. Gervais Gondola: 8,542 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Haute-Savoie (department) listed on Vrbo Canada 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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