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Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans in Isere

Photo is of Deux-Alpes at 8 km from Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans

Visit Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans: highlights and tourist information

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Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans is situated in the Isere department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Deux-Alpes at 8 km and Alpe-d'Huez at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans, 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 Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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



Ski resort at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 12 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See La Grave guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 24 km (direction south-east)

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

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 30 km (direction south), in the Hautes-Alpes department

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

See Valgaudemar Valley guide


at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Vizille guide


Church at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette guide


at 36 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed...

See Nevache guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Grenoble guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

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

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications,...

See Briancon guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mens guide

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

Map of places to visit near Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans


Markets in and near Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans

  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (11km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (12km)
  • La Mure: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Villard-Bonnot: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (28km)
  • Domene: market Thursday (29km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Crolles: market Sunday (31km)

Hotels near Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans

More information about Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (15km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (30km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (35km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Aiguilles d'Arves (14km)
  • La Meije (14km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (16km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (28km)
  • Mont Jalla (37km)
  • Mont Granier (46km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans is in the east of France at 36 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans

Canton: Bourg-d'Oisans

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38142

Distance to Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans

from Grenoble (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 726 km

from Nice: 177 km

from Bordeaux: 531 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auris, Besse, Le Freney-d'Oisans, Mizoen and Mont-de-Lans.

This page in French: Visiter Clavans-en-Haut-Oisans

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