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 well known for its skiing, shopping and restaurants. Mont Blanc and Menthon Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Haute-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:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre.

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

How many holiday accommodation are available around Haute-Savoie?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,420 holiday rentals around Haute-Savoie. From 2,498 Chalets to 844 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Haute-Savoie is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 4,124 holiday rentals
  • Annecy: 1,452 holiday rentals
  • Avoriaz: 499 holiday rentals
  • Annecy Old Town: 492 holiday rentals
  • Lake Annecy: 1,405 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Haute-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 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc: 4,124 holiday homes
  • Annecy: 1,452 holiday homes
  • Morzine: 3,647 holiday homes
  • Châtel: 2,795 holiday homes
  • Samoëns: 6,531 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 Haute-Savoie?

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

  • Megeve Airport (MVV): 9,870 holiday houses
  • Annemasse Airport (QNJ): 1,345 holiday houses
  • Meythet Airport (NCY): 3,136 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 Haute-Savoie?

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

  • Mont Blanc: 2,913 holiday rentals
  • Telemix l’Etale Ski Lift: 6,931 holiday rentals
  • Folliets Ski Lift: 7,288 holiday rentals
  • Aiguille du Midi: 6,105 holiday rentals
  • La Duche Ski Lift: 9,477 holiday rentals

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