Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Lake Bourget

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Lake Bourget. This romantic city is known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants. Abbaye d'Hautecombe and Elephants Fountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake Bourget

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake Bourget a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thermes Chevalley (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Aix-les-Bains Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Domaine Monin (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • La Caveau Bugiste (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Cascade de Glandieu (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Bourget

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Bourget is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chartreuse National Park (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Marais de Lavours National Nature Reserve (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Parc des Loisirs de Buisson Rond (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Lac d'Aiguebelette (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Cret de Chatillon (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Cascade de Glandieu (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lake Bourget

The nearest airport is in Chambery (CMF-Chambery - Savoie), located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Grenoble (GNB-Grenoble - Isere), which is 36.2 mi (58.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lake Bourget?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 553 holiday lettings around Lake Bourget. From 124 houses to 21 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Bourget?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lake Bourget. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lake Annecy: 1,410 holiday homes
  • Rhône-Alpes: 38,056 holiday homes
  • Annecy: 1,462 holiday homes
  • Annecy Old Town: 505 holiday homes
  • Saint-Félix: 1,078 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Bourget! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Bourget?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lake Bourget with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Annecy: 1,462 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Félix: 1,078 holiday lettings
  • Sévrier: 1,251 holiday lettings
  • Chambéry: 442 holiday lettings
  • Cuvat: 1,080 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Lake Bourget? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lake Bourget. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Savoie Annecy University: 3,293 holiday rentals
  • Annecy Castle: 3,237 holiday rentals
  • Les Plagnes Ski Lift: 2,288 holiday rentals
  • Chartreuse National Park: 614 holiday rentals
  • Annecy Station: 3,225 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Bourget listed on 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 accommodations.

Explore destinations around Lake Bourget