Biol tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 28 km from Biol

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Biol 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 Biol in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 28 km and Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye at 37 km.

Biol, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also has an...

See Cremieu guide
Saint-Antoine-l\'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Belley

Belley

at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit to Belley...

See Belley guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 43 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 43 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to visit and...

See Chambery guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to be found...

See Perouges guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu\'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and upmarket shops...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide

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Markets in and near Biol

  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (17km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (19km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (21km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (22km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (22km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Biol, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (45km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (52km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (52km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (41km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (42km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (46km)
  • Parc de Gerland (52km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (41km)
  • Mont Granier (42km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (50km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (21km)
  • Saint-Gervais (33km)
  • Nances (34km)
  • Chaponnay (39km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (39km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Biol is in the east of France at 43 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Biol is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biol

Canton: Grand-Lemps

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38690

Distance to Biol

from Grenoble (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 661 km

from Nice: 248 km

from Bordeaux: 473 km

from Strasbourg: 388 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belmont, Bizonnes, Blandin, Chabons, Doissin, Eydoche, Flacheres, Montagnieu, Montrevel, Panissage, Saint-Didier-de-Bizonnes, Succieu and Torchefelon.

This page in French: Visiter Biol