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Chirens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chirens in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 28 km from Chirens

Visit Chirens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 28 km and Chambery at 34 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chirens, 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 Chirens in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 28 km (direction south-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 37 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
 
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Belley

Belley

at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

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

See Belley guide
Vizille

Vizille

at 41 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Aix-les-Bains guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cremieu guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the...

See Palais Ideal guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Deux-Alpes

Deux-Alpes

Ski resort at 63 km (direction south-east)

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and...

See Deux-Alpes guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 70 km (direction north-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

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

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chirens

 
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Markets in and near Chirens

  • Voiron: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Pont: market Thursday (14km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (16km)
  • Le Pont-de-Beauvoisin: market Monday (16km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (18km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (22km)

More information about Chirens, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chirens, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (27km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (31km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (35km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (27km)
  • Mont Granier (29km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (40km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (41km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (41km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (24km)
  • Nances (27km)
  • Morestel (30km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chirens is in the east of France at 28 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Chirens is 453 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chirens

Canton: Voiron

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38850

Distance to Chirens

from Grenoble (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 453 km

from Calais: 674 km

from Nice: 234 km

from Bordeaux: 485 km

from Strasbourg: 390 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Apprieu, Bilieu, Charavines, La Murette, Le Pin, Massieu, Reaumont, Saint-Blaise-du-Buis, Saint-Cassien, Saint-Nicolas-de-Macherin and Voiron.

This page in French: Visiter Chirens

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