The Swiss boarder is only 10 minutes drive away with Lake Geneva, Evian -Les-Bains, Thonon, Montreux, Lausanne, Annecy and Geneva all easily accessible
Castle Chillon, near Montreux, is well worth a visit, as is the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
Paddle steamers operate on Lake Geneva and stop at several of the attractive lakeside towns.
Paddle steamer on Lake Geneva
For children of all ages a visit to Swiss Vapeur Parc in Le Bouveret is highly recommended.
Swiss Vapeur Parc situated on the shore of Lake Geneva
Italy is close by with the town of Aosta worth visiting either by the extremely scenic Grand St Bernard Pass, with the Hospice at the top, or through the impressive St Bernard Tunnel.
St Bernard Hospice
Grand St Bernard Pass
The town of Chamonix, with access to Mont Blanc, is also within easy reach being only 2 hours drive away.