Cognin-les-Gorges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cognin-les-Gorges: highlights and tourist information

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Cognin-les-Gorges is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 25 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cognin-les-Gorges is 471 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-en-Royans at 13 km and Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cognin-les-Gorges, 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 Cognin-les-Gorges in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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


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Map of places to visit near Cognin-les-Gorges

Markets in and near Cognin-les-Gorges

  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (7km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Villard-de-Lans: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Tullins: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (19km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (21km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (22km)
  • La Chapelle-en-Vercors: market Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)

More information about Cognin-les-Gorges, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cognin-les-Gorges, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cognin-les-Gorges.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vercors (27km)
  • Chartreuse (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (26km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (30km)
  • Jardin japonais (42km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (47km)
  • Parc Jouvet (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (11km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (12km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (13km)
  • Mont Jalla (25km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (34km)
  • Mont Aiguille (38km)
  • Mont Granier (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (7km)
  • Montelier (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cognin-les-Gorges

Canton: Vinay

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38470

Distance to Cognin-les-Gorges

from Grenoble (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 471 km

from Calais: 695 km

from Nice: 220 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cognin-les-Gorges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu, Beauvoir-en-Royans, Izeron, Malleval, Rovon, Saint-Gervais, Saint-Pierre-de-Cherennes, Saint-Sauveur, Teche and Vinay.

This page in French: Visiter Cognin-les-Gorges