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Chamrousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chamrousse in Isere

Photo is of Vizille at 9 km from Chamrousse

Visit Chamrousse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 9 km and Grenoble at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chamrousse, 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 Chamrousse in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide


Ski resort at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Church at 34 km (direction south-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


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mens guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chamrousse


Markets in and near Chamrousse

  • Vizille: market Tuesday (9km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (9km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (10km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (14km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (14km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)

Hotels near Chamrousse

More information about Chamrousse, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chamrousse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (41km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (31km)
  • Vercors (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (9km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (15km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (28km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (8km)
  • Mont Jalla (15km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (29km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (35km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (36km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (36km)
  • La Meije (36km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (38km)
  • Mont Granier (39km)
  • Mont Aiguille (39km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (32km)

Geography and distances

Chamrousse is in the east of France at 14 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chamrousse is 494 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chamrousse

Canton: Chamrousse

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38410

Distance to Chamrousse

from Grenoble (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 494 km

from Calais: 714 km

from Nice: 192 km

from Bordeaux: 508 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Livet-et-Gavet, Saint-Martin-d'Uriage, Vaulnaveys-le-Bas and Vaulnaveys-le-Haut.

This page in French: Visiter Chamrousse

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