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Chantesse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 19 km from Chantesse

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Chantesse 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 Chantesse in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 19 km and Pont-en-Royans at 21 km.

Chantesse, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
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Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 33 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 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

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

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide


Ski resort at 44 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Ski resort at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


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

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide


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

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

See Chambery guide


at 53 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mens guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide

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Markets in and near Chantesse

  • Tullins: market Saturday (7km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (13km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (14km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (16km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)

More information about Chantesse, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chantesse, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (32km)
  • Vercors (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (24km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (32km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (41km)
  • Jardin japonais (48km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (55km)
  • Parc Jouvet (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (19km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (20km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (21km)
  • Mont Jalla (22km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (35km)
  • Mont Granier (45km)
  • Mont Aiguille (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (5km)
  • Montelier (47km)
  • Nances (47km)
  • Chaponnay (58km)

Geography and distances

Chantesse is in the east of France at 23 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chantesse is 465 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantesse

Canton: Vinay

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38470

Distance to Chantesse

from Grenoble (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 465 km

from Calais: 688 km

from Nice: 224 km

from Bordeaux: 475 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Cras, La Forteresse, La Riviere, Morette, Notre-Dame-de-l'Osier, Polienas, Quincieu, Rovon, Saint-Gervais, Serre-Nerpol, Vatilieu and Vinay.

This page in French: Visiter Chantesse


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