Avignonet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avignonet in Isere

Photo is of Vizille at 15 km from Avignonet

Visit Avignonet: highlights and tourist information

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Avignonet 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 Avignonet in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 15 km and Mens at 16 km.

Avignonet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


Church at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
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Ski resort at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Ski resort at 45 km (direction north-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide


at 51 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide

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Map of places to visit near Avignonet


Markets in and near Avignonet

  • Vif: market Friday (11km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (15km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (15km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (18km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Avignonet, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Avignonet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (15km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (28km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (49km)
  • Domaine de Charance (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (15km)
  • Mont Aiguille (17km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (23km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (23km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (26km)
  • Mont Jalla (28km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (28km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (32km)

Geography and distances

Avignonet is in the east of France at 26 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Avignonet is 502 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avignonet

Canton: Monestier-de-Clermont

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38650

Distance to Avignonet

from Grenoble (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 502 km

from Calais: 725 km

from Nice: 188 km

from Bordeaux: 493 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Motte-d'Aveillans, La Motte-Saint-Martin, Marcieu, Miribel-Lanchatre, Monestier-de-Clermont, Monteynard, Notre-Dame-de-Commiers, Saint-Martin-de-la-Cluze, Saint-Paul-les-Monestier, Sinard and Treffort.

This page in French: Visiter Avignonet


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