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Regional Information
About the Region
Village of Talloires
City of Annecy
Haute-Savoie Region
Location and Directions

Haute-Savoie Region

Chamonix and the Mont Blanc range are an hour’s drive from Talloires. In the 18th century Chamonix came into fame with the development of tourism, skiing and alpinism, and in 1924 the town organized the first Winter Olympics.

In the opposite direction, visitors can drive to Albertville, site of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, or visit the medieval village of Conflans, the monastery in Tamié, the ski resort of Val d'Isére, or tour a vineyard. Talloires is just an hour's drive from both Switzerland and Italy and a 3+ hour train ride from Paris.