Cholonge tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vizille at 8 km from Cholonge

Visit Cholonge: highlights and tourist information

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Cholonge 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 Cholonge in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vizille at 8 km and Alpe-d'Huez at 19 km.

Cholonge, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vizille guide


Ski resort at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mens guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide
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Church at 24 km (direction 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


Ski resort at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide


Ski resort at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


at 54 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a...

See Gap guide

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Map of places to visit near Cholonge


Markets in and near Cholonge

  • La Mure: market Monday (5km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Vif: market Friday (12km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (15km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (22km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Cholonge, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

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Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (53km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (30km)
  • Chartreuse (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (8km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (23km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (41km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Ruines de Séchilienne (6km)
  • Mont Jalla (23km)
  • Mont Aiguille (26km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (29km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (30km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (32km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (37km)
  • La Meije (40km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (41km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (33km)

Geography and distances

Cholonge is in the east of France at 21 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cholonge is 502 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cholonge

Canton: Mure

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38220

Distance to Cholonge

from Grenoble (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 502 km

from Calais: 723 km

from Nice: 186 km

from Bordeaux: 502 km

from Strasbourg: 425 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Morte, La Motte-d'Aveillans, La Mure, Laffrey, Pierre-Chatel, Saint-Pierre-de-Mesage, Saint-Theoffrey, Sechilienne and Villard-Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Cholonge


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