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Claix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Claix in Isere

Photo is of Grenoble at 9 km from Claix

Visit Claix: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Grenoble at 9 km and Vizille at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Claix, 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 Claix in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Grenoble guide


at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vizille guide


at 27 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 29 km (direction east)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 32 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Mens guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


Church at 40 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


at 49 km (direction west), in the Drome department

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

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 50 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 53 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


at 54 km (direction north-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide

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

Map of places to visit near Claix


Markets in and near Claix

  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (2km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Vif: market Friday (7km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (8km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Martin-d'Heres: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Meylan: market Tuesday (13km)

Hotels near Claix

More information about Claix, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Claix, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (29km)
  • Chartreuse (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (9km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (11km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Jalla (10km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (13km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (20km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (20km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (22km)
  • Mont Aiguille (32km)
  • Mont Granier (43km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (43km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (18km)

Geography and distances

Claix is in the east of France at 9 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Claix is 486 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Claix

Canton: Vif

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38640

Distance to Claix

from Grenoble (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 486 km

from Calais: 707 km

from Nice: 202 km

from Bordeaux: 492 km

from Strasbourg: 416 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bresson, Champ-sur-Drac, Champagnier, Echirolles, Grenoble, Le Pont-de-Claix, Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, Saint-Paul-de-Varces, Seyssins and Varces-Allieres-et-Risset.

This page in French: Visiter Claix

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