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Autrans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Autrans in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 14 km from Autrans

Visit Autrans: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 14 km and Pont-en-Royans at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Autrans, 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 Autrans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 14 km (direction east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a...

See Grenoble guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above...

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de...

See Vizille guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 41 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

The small town of Mens is quite isolated but certainly worth...

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Church at 51 km (direction south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very...

See Chambery guide


at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable highlight...

See Crest guide

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

Map of places to visit near Autrans


Markets in and near Autrans

Market days in Autrans: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Autrans: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (13km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (15km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (15km)
  • Vif: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)

More information about Autrans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Autrans, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (29km)
  • Chartreuse (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (16km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (21km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (15km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (16km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (16km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (16km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (24km)
  • Mont Aiguille (37km)
  • Mont Granier (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (6km)
  • Montelier (48km)

Geography and distances

Autrans is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Autrans is 475 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Autrans

Canton: Villard-de-Lans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38880

Distance to Autrans

from Grenoble (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 475 km

from Calais: 698 km

from Nice: 214 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 414 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Engins, Lans-en-Vercors, Meaudre and Saint-Gervais.

This page in French: Visiter Autrans

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