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Cognet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cognet in Isere

Photo is of Mens at 7 km from Cognet

Visit Cognet: highlights and tourist information

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Cognet is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 34 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cognet is 513 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mens at 7 km and Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cognet, 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 Cognet in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cognet


Markets in and near Cognet

  • La Mure: market Monday (18km)
  • Vif: market Friday (21km)
  • Vizille: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Lus-la-Croix-Haute: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Le Pont-de-Claix: market Sunday (28km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (28km)
  • Echirolles: market Thursday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Cognet, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cognet, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (62km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Vizille (22km)
  • Jardin du musée Hébert (36km)
  • Domaine de Charance (40km)
  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Aiguille (18km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (20km)
  • Cirque d'Archiane (26km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (33km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (34km)
  • Mont Jalla (36km)
  • Grottes de Choranche (37km)
  • La Meije (44km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (51km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cognet

Canton: Mure

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38350

Distance to Cognet

from Grenoble (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 513 km

from Calais: 735 km

from Nice: 177 km

from Bordeaux: 501 km

from Strasbourg: 438 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cornillon-en-Trieves, Mayres-Savel, Nantes-en-Ratier, Ponsonnas, Prunieres, Saint-Arey, Saint-Jean-d'Herans, Saint-Laurent-en-Beaumont, Saint-Pierre-de-Mearoz, Saint-Sebastien, Sievoz, Sousville and Susville.

This page in French: Visiter Cognet

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