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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Amancy is a small town that lies in the center of Haute-Savoie, two minutes from La Roche-sur-Foron.

La Roche-sur-Foron has since 1885 of the first railway lines Annecy-La Roche, Annemasse-La Roche and Saint Gervais-La Roche, making the station a real departmental hub. This is still true today with CEVA direct line to Switzerland. If we add the motorway junction onto the A410 (dual-exchanger to Annecy Grenoble Lyon and Paris to Geneva-Turin) and the D1203, La Roche-sur-Foron is in the heart of an international communication network. Indeed, the city is located 30 minutes from the airports of Geneva and Annecy and 1h30 from Lyon. The town is 20 minutes from Geneva and Annecy; less than an hour from all stations or high tourist places of the Haute-Savoie.

Geographical information

Latitude46.0738650 (N 46° 4’ 26”)
Longitude6.3286090 (E 6° 19’ 43”)
AltitudeFrom 444m to 624m
Surface area8.62 km²
Population2547 inhabitants
Density295 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (22 mi, 30 min)
Insee code74007
IntercommunalityCC du Pays Rochois

Nearest cities & towns

La Roche-sur-Foron1.1 mi (6 min)
Cornier2.1 mi (6 min)
Arenthon2.6 mi (7 min)
Saint-Sixt2.7 mi (10 min)
Scientrier3.4 mi (9 min)
Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny3.5 mi (8 min)
Etaux3.6 mi (9 min)
Saint-Laurent4.2 mi (12 min)
Bonneville4.2 mi (10 min)
Pers-Jussy4.7 mi (13 min)
Reignier-Ésery6.6 mi (12 min)
Nangy6.7 mi (13 min)
La Chapelle-Rambaud7.1 mi (17 min)
Ayse7.1 mi (12 min)


Tuesday 7 july
Min. 10°C - Max. 24°C
Wednesday 8 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 28°C
Thursday 9 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 31°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Geneva City Tour and Trip to Annecy – Cruise on Lake Geneva Optional
Culture and education109 € (12.7 mi)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (12.9 mi)
Sightseeing in a Citroën 2CV
Entertainment150 € to 280 € Annecy (15.2 mi)
Nice tour of old Annecy and / or its surroundings
Culture and education125 € Annecy (15.4 mi)
Year-round canyoning with an expert guide
Sports sensations45 € to 90 € Annecy (15.4 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Mijouet circuit through the woods of Juffly
HikeEasy1h30Fillinges (6 mi)
Tour de Haute Pointe
HikeIntermediate4h50Mieussy (12.2 mi)
The ride of the wharf in the mtb
Mountain bike itineraryEasy40 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (16.1 mi)
The little tower of the crest of Seytroux
HikeIntermediate2h35Seytroux (17.4 mi)
The great tower of the crest of Seytroux
HikeIntermediate5h35Seytroux (17.4 mi)


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