Cras tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cras: highlights and tourist information

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Cras is situated in the Isere department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cras is 463 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 21 km and Grenoble at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cras, 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 Cras 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 Cras

Markets in and near Cras

  • Tullins: market Saturday (5km)
  • Moirans: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Etienne-de-Saint-Geoirs: market Monday (11km)
  • Autrans: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Grand-Lemps: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Voreppe: market Friday (15km)
  • Voiron: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Saint-Marcellin: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Egreve: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Fontaine: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)

More information about Cras, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Cras, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (30km)
  • Vercors (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint-Apollinaire (Valence) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du musée Hébert (24km)
  • Parc du château de Vizille (33km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (40km)
  • Jardin japonais (50km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (53km)
  • Parc Jouvet (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Choranche (22km)
  • Mont Jalla (23km)
  • Gorges de la Bourne (23km)
  • Cascade du Moulin-Marquis (24km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (36km)
  • Mont Granier (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Gervais (8km)
  • Nances (45km)
  • Morestel (45km)
  • Montelier (50km)
  • Chaponnay (57km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cras

Canton: Tullins

Arrondissement: Grenoble

Department: Isere

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 38210

Distance to Cras

from Grenoble (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 463 km

from Calais: 686 km

from Nice: 226 km

from Bordeaux: 476 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantesse, La Forteresse, La Riviere, Morette, Notre-Dame-de-l'Osier, Plan, Polienas, Quincieu, Saint-Paul-d'Izeaux, Serre-Nerpol, Tullins, Vatilieu and Vourey.

This page in French: Visiter Cras