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Charancieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Charancieu in Isere

Photo is of Chambery at 28 km from Charancieu

Visit Charancieu: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chambery at 28 km and Belley at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Charancieu, 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 Charancieu in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Chambery

Chambery

at 28 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Belley

Belley

at 28 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
 
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Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of...

See Les-7-Laux guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 52 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

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

See Perouges guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide
Annecy

Annecy

at 59 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Annecy is a very lovely town with a great deal to enjoy,...

See Annecy guide
Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy

Scenery at 60 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

The towns, villages and scenery around Lake Annecy make it an...

See Lake Annecy guide
Talloires

Talloires

at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages...

See Talloires guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

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

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Charancieu

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Markets in and near Charancieu

  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Novalaise: market Wednesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Morestel: market Sunday (19km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (20km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Charancieu, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (30km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (23km)
  • Massif des Bauges (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (25km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (34km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Granier (28km)
  • Mont Jalla (37km)
  • Gorges du Fier (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Nances (18km)
  • Morestel (19km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (31km)
  • Saint-Gervais (37km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Charancieu is in the east of France at 39 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Charancieu is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Charancieu

Canton: Saint-Geoire-en-Valdaine

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38490

Distance to Charancieu

from Grenoble (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 663 km

from Nice: 243 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 378 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chimilin, Fitilieu, La Batie-Divisin, La Batie-Montgascon, Le Passage, Les Abrets, Montferrat, Paladru, Pressins, Romagnieu, Saint-Andre-le-Gaz, Saint-Ondras, Valencogne and Velanne.

This page in French: Visiter Charancieu

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