Ambel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ambel: highlights and tourist information

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Ambel is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Ambel is 526 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 2 km and Mens at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ambel, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ambel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Isere

Map of places to visit near Ambel

Markets in and near Ambel

  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (18km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (26km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (29km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (31km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Vif: market Friday (35km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (40km)

More information about Ambel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Ambel, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ambel.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (27km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (33km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (41km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (30km)
  • Mont Aiguille (30km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (34km)
  • La Meije (37km)
  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (46km)
  • Mont Jalla (47km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (47km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (48km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (49km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ambel

Canton: Corps

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38970

Distance to Ambel

from Grenoble (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 526 km

from Calais: 748 km

from Nice: 162 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ambel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspres-les-Corps, Beaufin, Corps, La Salette-Fallavaux, Le Glaizil, Les Cotes-de-Corps, Monestier-d'Ambel, Pellafol, Quet-en-Beaumont and Sainte-Luce.

This page in French: Visiter Ambel