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Champier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champier in Isere

Photo is of Cremieu at 30 km from Champier

Visit Champier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 30 km and Palais Ideal at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champier, 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 Champier in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 30 km (direction )

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


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

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide


at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


at 45 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Malleval guide


Ski resort at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Loire department

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

See Pelussin guide


at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

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

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite...

See Perouges guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champier


Markets in and near Champier

  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Bournay: market Monday (13km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (14km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Beaurepaire: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (23km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (25km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Champier, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Champier, France

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


  • Aquarium de Lyon (48km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (49km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (45km)
  • Parc de Gerland (49km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (49km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (50km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (43km)
  • Mont Jalla (44km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (45km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (46km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (48km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (49km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (60km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (28km)
  • Saint-Gervais (32km)
  • Chaponnay (34km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (42km)
  • Nances (42km)
  • Ecully (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (49km)

Geography and distances

Champier is in the east of France at 45 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Champier is 439 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champier

Canton: Côte-Saint-André

Arrondissement: Vienne

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38260

Distance to Champier

from Grenoble (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 439 km

from Calais: 662 km

from Nice: 250 km

from Bordeaux: 465 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Badinieres, Belmont, Commelle, Eclose, Eydoche, Flacheres, Longechenal, Mottier, Nantoin, Saint-Didier-de-Bizonnes and Sainte-Anne-sur-Gervonde.

This page in French: Visiter Champier

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