Courtenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courtenay in Isere

Visit Courtenay: highlights and tourist information

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Courtenay is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 66 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Courtenay is 416 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cremieu at 10 km and Belley at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Courtenay, 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 Courtenay 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 Courtenay

Markets in and near Courtenay

  • Morestel: market Sunday (9km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (16km)
  • Bourgoin-Jallieu: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • La Tour-du-Pin: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (20km)
  • Villefontaine: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Belley: market Saturday (24km)
  • Saint-Genix-sur-Guiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Courtenay, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Courtenay, France

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

Aquarium

  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (40km)
  • Aquarium de Lyon (44km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (10km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (42km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Les jardins du Prieuré (38km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (41km)
  • Parc de Gerland (42km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (36km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (40km)
  • Mont Granier (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Morestel (9km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (13km)
  • Nances (36km)
  • Chaponnay (36km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Courtenay

Canton: Morestel

Arrondissement: Tour-du-Pin

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38510

Distance to Courtenay

from Grenoble (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 416 km

from Calais: 636 km

from Nice: 270 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arandon, Optevoz, Passins, Soleymieu and Trept.

This page in French: Visiter Courtenay