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Évian-les-Bains

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Évian-les-Bains - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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The town of Evian is located on the south shore of Lake Geneva, backed by the foothills of the pre-Chablais Alps, north of the department of Haute-Savoie. Neighboring Switzerland is 13 km from the lake (Lausanne daily flights in 35 minutes) and 45 km from Geneva.

Climatic health resort, Evian is developing tourism at the beginning of the 19th century after the discovery of properties of its mineral water, now exported worldwide. Today, the station accepts the seasons different forms of tourism: beach, wellness and fitness, conferences and seminars, sports tourism, cultural tourism.

Gastronomic specialties are naturally influenced by the products of the lake and the mountain perch fillets and whitefish from Lake Geneva, Savoy recipes based cheeses (Abondance, Reblochon, Tomme ..), white wines of Feast, Marin .. .

Geographical information

MunicipalityÉvian-les-Bains
Postcode74500
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Latitude46.4014880 (N 46° 24’ 5”)
Longitude6.5909490 (E 6° 35’ 27”)
AltitudeFrom 372m to 739m
Surface area4.30 km²
Population8745 inhabitants
Density2033 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (84 km, 1h21)
Insee code74119
IntercommunalityCC du Pays d'Evian
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Neuvecelle2.9 km (7 min)
Maxilly-sur-Léman4 km (8 min)
Publier4.2 km (8 min)
Lugrin6.2 km (11 min)
Champanges7.4 km (14 min)
Marin7.6 km (13 min)
Larringes8.7 km (15 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Chablais10.1 km (15 min)
Meillerie10.1 km (14 min)
Thonon-les-Bains10.3 km (19 min)
Féternes11 km (20 min)
Thollon-les-Mémises11.8 km (17 min)
Vinzier13.3 km (19 min)
Armoy14.1 km (20 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Evian Championship
One of the biggest women's golf events in FranceFrom 15 to 18 september 2016

Photos

Gulls the marina
Gulls the marina
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City Atmosphere
City Atmosphere
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Thermal pool
Thermal pool
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Villa Light - Town Hall
Villa Light - Town Hall
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Evian Masters Training Center Golf
Evian Masters Training Center Golf
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Source Cachat
Source Cachat
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Palais Lumière
Palais Lumière
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Evian Beach Pool
Evian Beach Pool
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Visit the bottling plant Evian
Visit the bottling plant Evian
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Historical Barque Savoy
Historical Barque Savoy
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Evian panoramic view
Evian panoramic view
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Cruising on Lake Geneva
Cruising on Lake Geneva
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Spa des Thermes Evian
Spa des Thermes Evian
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (22 km)
Mountain biking for beginners or improvers
Sports sensations15 € to 35 € Bogève (25 km)
Maiden paraglider flight by Mont Blanc
Sports sensations110 € Les Gets (28 km)
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (36 km)
Guided, themed photo trip
Arts and Crafts40 € to 70 € Les Rousses (40 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tréchauffé summit
HikeAthletic2h15La Forclaz (10 km)
Roc d'Enfer explorer trail
HikeAthletic5h35Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (22 km)
Circuit de l'Encrenaz
Cycling itineraryEasy2h20Montriond (24 km)
Char des Quais Tour by mountain bike
Mountain bike itineraryEasy40 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (26 km)
Le Signal des Voirons
HikeAthletic6h40Machilly (26 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels