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Courtenay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cremieu at 10 km from Courtenay

Visit Courtenay: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Cremieu

Cremieu

at 10 km (direction west)

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France, Cremieu also...

See Cremieu guide
Belley

Belley

at 24 km (direction east), in the Ain department

The cathedral and adjacent historic centre are the highlight of your visit...

See Belley guide
Perouges

Perouges

Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The hillside walled town of perouges is among our favourite villages to...

See Perouges guide
Aix-les-Bains

Aix-les-Bains

at 42 km (direction east), in the Savoie department

Aix-les-Bains is one of the best preserved 'belle-epoque' spa towns in France...

See Aix-les-Bains guide
 
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Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 42 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 42 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 42 km (direction west), in the Rhone department

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Dombes

Dombes

at 42 km (direction north-west), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 53 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 65 km (direction west-north-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a couple of sites...

See Belleville guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 67 km (direction south-east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Courtenay

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Courtenay, France

What to do at Courtenay? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Courtenay is in the east of France at 66 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Courtenay is 416 kilometres from Paris).

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

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