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Choranche tourism and travel guide

Photo of Choranche in Isere

Photo is of Pont-en-Royans at 4 km from Choranche

Visit Choranche: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-en-Royans at 4 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Choranche, 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 Choranche in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 4 km (direction west)

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

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

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

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 27 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide
 
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Vizille

Vizille

at 30 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...

See Palais Ideal guide
Mens

Mens

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Mens guide
Valence

Valence

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

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

See Valence guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 43 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 44 km (direction west), in the Ardeche department

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

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Crest

Crest

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Drome department

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

See Crest guide
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 54 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Mirmande

Mirmande

Most Beautiful Village at 60 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 Choranche

 
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Markets in and near Choranche

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Vif: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (25km)
  • Romans-sur-Isere: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (26km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (27km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (27km)

More information about Choranche, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Choranche, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (16km)
  • Chartreuse (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (30km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (32km)
  • Jardin japonais (37km)
  • Parc Jouvet (42km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (1km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (3km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (4km)
  • Mont Aiguille (28km)
  • Mont Jalla (30km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (33km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (37km)
  • Mont Granier (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (17km)
  • Montelier (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Choranche is in the east of France at 30 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Choranche is 480 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Choranche

Canton: Pont-en-Royans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38680

Distance to Choranche

from Grenoble (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 480 km

from Calais: 705 km

from Nice: 213 km

from Bordeaux: 470 km

from Strasbourg: 430 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chatelus, Echevis, Pont-en-Royans, Presles, Saint-Andre-en-Royans, Saint-Julien-en-Vercors, Saint-Laurent-en-Royans, Saint-Martin-en-Vercors, Saint-Pierre-de-Cherennes, Saint-Romans and Sainte-Eulalie-en-Royans.

This page in French: Visiter Choranche

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