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Chatelus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Pont-en-Royans at 3 km from Chatelus

Visit Chatelus: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-en-Royans at 3 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatelus, 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 Chatelus in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 31 km (direction east)

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

See Vizille guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 35 km (direction west-north-west), in the Drome department

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

See Palais Ideal guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is...

See Valence guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide


at 42 km (direction 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 46 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

The castle keep and its views are the most unmissable...

See Crest guide


Church at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most...

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


Ski resort at 56 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 58 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The medieval vilage of Mirmande retains its original ramparts and...

See Mirmande guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chatelus


Markets in and near Chatelus

  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (11km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Vif: market Friday (23km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (26km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (29km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)

Hotels near Chatelus

More information about Chatelus, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chatelus, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (16km)
  • Chartreuse (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (31km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (33km)
  • Jardin japonais (36km)
  • Parc Jouvet (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (3km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (4km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (5km)
  • Mont Aiguille (28km)
  • Mont Jalla (32km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (34km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (18km)
  • Montelier (30km)

Geography and distances

Chatelus is in the east of France at 31 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chatelus is 481 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatelus

Canton: Pont-en-Royans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38680

Distance to Chatelus

from Grenoble (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 481 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 213 km

from Bordeaux: 469 km

from Strasbourg: 432 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auberives-en-Royans, Choranche, Echevis, Pont-en-Royans, Presles, Saint-Andre-en-Royans, Saint-Julien-en-Vercors, Saint-Laurent-en-Royans, Saint-Martin-en-Vercors and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans.

This page in French: Visiter Chatelus

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