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Photo is of Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 21 km from Cras

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cras in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye at 21 km and Grenoble at 24 km.

Cras, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye

Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The village of St Antoine l'Abbaye, best known for its abbey complex,...

See Saint-Antoine-l'Abbaye guide
Grenoble

Grenoble

Ski resort at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

Known as the 'capital of the Alps', Grenoble has a great deal...

See Grenoble guide
Pont-en-Royans

Pont-en-Royans

at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

The centre of Pont-en-Royans, with medieval houses along the cliffs above the...

See Pont-en-Royans guide
Palais Ideal

Palais Ideal

at 33 km (direction west), in the Drome department

One of the most unusual monuments in France, the Palais-Idéal is a...

See Palais Ideal guide
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Vizille

Vizille

at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

Most visitors to Vizille are attracted by the Chateau de Vizille and...

See Vizille guide
Romans-sur-Isere

Romans-sur-Isere

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The Collegiale church of Saint-Bernard is the highlight of a visit to...

See Romans-sur-Isere guide
Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère

Church at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

The collegiale church in Romans-sur-Isere is a 12th-13th century church with medieval...

See Collegiale Saint-Barnard of Romans-sur-Isère guide
Les-7-Laux

Les-7-Laux

Ski resort at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Les-7-Laux guide
Chambery

Chambery

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Savoie department

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

See Chambery guide
Alpe-d'Huez

Alpe-d'Huez

Ski resort at 52 km (direction east-south-east)

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide
Tain-l'Hermitage

Tain-l'Hermitage

at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

A town for gourmands, Tain-l'Hermitage is visited for its excellent local chocolates...

See Tain-l'Hermitage guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Vienne (town) guide
Tournon-sur-Rhone

Tournon-sur-Rhone

at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ardeche department

In Tournon-sur-Rhone there are several interesting monuments to explore and also the...

See Tournon-sur-Rhone guide
Valence

Valence

at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Drome department

Although the famous local vineyards are the main attraction there is a...

See Valence guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Cras, France

What to do at Cras? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Cras is in the east of France at 24 kilometres from Grenoble, the department capital (general information: Cras is 463 kilometres from Paris).

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

 
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