Anjou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Anjou in Isere

Photo is of Malleval at 13 km from Anjou

Visit Anjou: highlights and tourist information

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Anjou is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Anjou in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Malleval at 13 km and Palais Ideal at 15 km.

Anjou, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Malleval

Malleval

at 13 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 18 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
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Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 31 km (direction south), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

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Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 31 km (direction south), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

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Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

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Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

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Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide
Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez

Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west), in the Loire department

Sainte-Croix-en-Jarez, now a 'most beautiful village in France' is unusual because it...

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Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

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Valence

Valence

at 46 km (direction south), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 46 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 46 km (direction south), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide

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Markets in and near Anjou

  • Roussillon: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Saint-Rambert-d'Albon: market Friday (8km)
  • Anneyron: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Serrieres: market Friday (10km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Hauterives: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Maclas: market Thursday (15km)
  • Condrieu: market Monday - seasonal market only (16km)
  • Condrieu: market Friday (16km)
  • Vienne: market Saturday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Anjou, France

What to do at Anjou? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Anjou.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (46km)
  • Cremieu (51km)
  • Saint-Galmier (52km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin japonais (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Oeillon Crest (22km)
  • Perdrix Crest (24km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (50km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (53km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chaponnay (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Anjou is in the east of France at 68 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Anjou is 435 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Anjou

Canton: Roussillon

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38150

Distance to Anjou

from Grenoble (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 435 km

from Calais: 662 km

from Nice: 263 km

from Bordeaux: 432 km

from Strasbourg: 421 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agnin, Bouge-Chambalud, Chanas, Epinouze, Jarcieu, La Chapelle-de-Surieu, Saint-Romain-de-Surieu, Salaise-sur-Sanne, Sonnay and Ville-sous-Anjou.

This page in French: Visiter Anjou

 
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